Sapphire Plug-ins for Autodesk: SoftFocus

SoftFocus

Combines a blurred version of the source with the original to give a 'soft focus' effect. Adjust the Width and Mix parameters to give different types of looks.

Inputs:

Source: The clip to be processed.

Parameters:

Load Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Browser to browse all available presets for this effect.

Save Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Save dialog to save a preset for this effect.

Width: Default: 0.2, Range: 0 or greater.
Scales the width of the soft focus blur. This parameter can be adjusted using the Width Widget.

Width Rel: X & Y,   Default: [1 1], Range: 0 or greater.
The relative horizontal and vertical blur widths. Set Width Rel X to 0 for a vertical-only blur, or set Width Rel Y to 0 for a horizontal-only blur. This parameter can be adjusted using the Width Widget.

Mix With Blurred: Default: 0, Range: 0 to 1.
If positive, mixes in more of the blurred version of the source.

Mix With Source: Default: 0, Range: 0 to 1.
If positive, increases the amount of original source in the result.

Scale Result: Default: 1, Range: 0 or greater.
Scales the brightness of the result.

Offset Darks: Default: 0, Range: any.
Adds this gray value to the darker regions of the result. This can be negative to increase contrast.

Subpixel: Check-box,  Default: off.
Enables blurring by subpixel amounts. Use this for smoother animation of the Width parameters.

Params2:

Params3:

Mocha: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater, Shared .
Brings up the Mocha window for tracking footage and generating masks.

Blur Mocha: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater, Shared .
Blurs the Mocha Mask by this amount before using. This can be used to soften the edges or quantization artifacts of the mask, and smooth out the time displacements.

Mocha Opacity: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 1, Shared .
Controls the strength of the Mocha mask. Lower values reduce the intensity of the effect.

Invert Mocha: Check-box,  Default: off, Shared .
If enabled, the black and white of the Mocha Mask are inverted before applying the effect.

Show Mocha Only: Check-box,  Default: off, Shared .
Bypass the effect and show the Mocha Mask itself.

Bypass Mocha: Check-box,  Default: off, Shared .
Ignore the Mocha Mask and apply the effect to the entire source clip.
See general info for: Res , On Fields , Redraw , Undo , Load Defaults , Crop , Add Noise , and Use Gamma .


See Also:

Blur
Glow
Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction

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