Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Comparing camera presets, part of After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space.
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In this movie, I will create additional cameras so you can see how the…different Presets compare.…To create a new camera, I will right- click on the comp, select New>Camera, and…change the Preset maybe to one of the wide angle lenses, like 24 millimeter.…When I click OK, you can see that this camera is much closer to the layer.…And if I press P for Position, I can get a sense of the differences between the two cameras.…And you can have as many cameras as you like;…the one on top is the one that renders.…
So by just toggling over to the Top layer, you can compare the differences…between the cameras in the Active Camera View.…Notice with the wide angle lens, the foreground layers appear larger and the…background layers appear smaller, compared to the 50 millimeter lens.…On the other hand, if I make another New> Camera and use one of the telephoto lenses;…let's just pick 80 millimeter, the camera will be much further back and the…sense of perspective is even less.…Again, you can turn on the layers and compare a telephoto lens to a wide angle lens.…
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