How to Blend Movie Frames with Adobe After Effects


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Frame blending

Rich: Now that I've adjusted the speed of the clip, I need to tell After Effects how to get there. You see, you have the option to repeat frames, blend frames, or essentially morph between them. Let's take a closer look. I'll zoom in a bit here using the comma or the period keys to control zooming in or out. And I just want to go to an area that I could really see the clouds. Holding down the Spacebar, I can drag and move. As I go through, you'll see that I stretched the clip 300%. So when I go forward one, two, three, frames, you'll see it transitions to the next frame. One, two, three, there's the transition.

One, two, three. Well, that's pretty straight forward and that's no frame blending. Essentially the frames are repeated three times. If we turn on Frame Blending, we can first enable it globally, then in Draft mode for the individual layer. What will now happen is that the first frame will be frame A. The second frame will be 2 3rds ...

Frame blending
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Frame blending provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Creating Time-Lapse Video

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