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Have you looked at a photo and wished you were there, or wondered what the scene looked like to the photographer? Now you can bring your photos to life by adding motion and depth to your images. Author Rich Harrington reveals how you can transport your photos into a three-dimensional world using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. The course shows you how to select the right images and resolutions; how to use masks and layers to build the composition in Photoshop; and how to animate the camera and light the scene in After Effects.
Is that it? Hardly. There is much more to this technique, including advanced lighting, use of particles to add depth, mixing in footage, and time lapse for clouds. There's all sorts of things we can do. What I'd like you to do is practice what you've learned here a bit. I promise to come back, and I've got a lot more to share, but for now take the lessons learned here as well as our documentary techniques with Photoshop and After Effects course, combine those and get started.
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