Learn Auto-Orientation with 3D Cameras in After Effects


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Auto-orientation with 3D cameras

If you've been following along, go ahead and close any compositions you have open, and in the same project file, 3D Space, I'll open composition #05. I notice I have already opened this comp, so I'll just select Mute Audio from the Preview panel so it doesn't interfere with the voice over. I'll set the Views to 2 Views - Horizontal. The Left View is set to Top and the Right View is set to Active Camera. For the Top View, I think I'll optimize the setting so that it Fits up to 100%.

What I can do then is use the View>Look at All layers option, and that will get me pretty close to being optimized. I'll press C to access the unified Camera tool, and I can re-center it a little more. Press V to go back to the Selection tool. With the Camera layer selected, I'll press U to see my keyframes and let's look at what we have. As the camera is moving along its path, it's always focusing on the Point of Interest, and the Point of Interest is pretty much cente...

Auto-orientation with 3D cameras
Video duration: 7m 33s 4h 49m Intermediate Updated Dec 06, 2012

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Auto-orientation with 3D cameras provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space

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Video
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After Effects
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