I've been doing a bunch of animated photos with a large Ad Agency recently and while putting them together I learned a few new techniques. This short video is an intro to a larger video where I will explain how to create some of these effects.
Dust - Created with Trapcode Particular
Light Rays - Created with Fractal Noise and Optical Flares
Light Patches - these are the patterns of moving light on the statue - Created with Fractal Noise
Composited and Graded
The photo was taken by Thomas Sobek and is licensed under with the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License. Source file here.