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May 22, 2012
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Create Awesome Animations with the 3D Camera in After Effects

Add another dimension to your video and animation projects by using the 3D camera in After Effects!

After Effects’ 3D camera can be used to quickly create motion and add depth to your animation projects, but understanding how to make it work effectively can be complex for the unfamiliar.   Talented After Effects designer and online instructor Dan Stevers presents this comprehensive tutorial on how to use the After Effects 3D camera in your projects.

Dan provides downloadable After Effects project files and media elements so you can walk through the 3D camera tutorial step-by-step.  In this tutorial you’ll learn how to:

  • Bring PSDs into your AE project
  • Resize images and graphics
  • Use the After Effects 3D camera to move in X, Y and Z space
  • Keyframe camera movement
  • Smooth camera moves by modifying keyframe interpolation and “Rove Across Time”
  • Change After Effects camera views
  • Define focus distance (set foreground or background to be out of focus) and modify aperture
Discover how using the 3D After Effects camera can speed up your post-workflow and make your projects more dynamic!

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  • lacrima

    love your tutorial, helps me start;)

  • Sunny Badheka

    Awesome…. Tut…. I Really Liked It….. :)

  • Sunny Badheka

    Awesome…. Tut…. I Really Liked It….. :)

  • Sunny from Singapore!

    thanks for breaking it down…finally, it all makes sense!

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  • Nick

    great tutorial! Thanks a bunch

  • bene

    I cant find the project files :(

  • Rene

    Where are the project files?

  • glittertitsandshortbangs

    This is a great tutorial. Thanks.

  • troy

    awesome tutorial. I’m new to AE and you got me pumped up to start working on some projects!

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