Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Instant gratification, part of After Effects CS5.5: New Creative Techniques.
The headline new feature in After Effects CS5.5 is definitely the new…Warp Stabilizer effect.…It differs from traditional stabilization in a few different ways. One,…you can decide whether or not the resulting shot is completely locked off and…stable or whether it retains some of the original camera motion. You can even…dial in how much smoothness you want in that motion.…Secondly, it has several different ways to stabilize the shot.…In addition to position, scale, rotation or corner pinning, it can actually warp…the footage and even treat the foreground differently than the background.…
Thirdly, it has several different options for how it scales and crops the image.…Normally with stabilization, you need to scale up the footage to make it refill…the frame after you 'vestabilized it.…Well the Warp Stabilizer has ability to synthesize new edges by looking…earlier and later in time to see if it can find some pixels to fill in the missing gaps.…And forth is mostly automatic. In the vast majority of cases, you don't need…
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- Adjusting the parameters in Warp Stabilizer
- Creating orbiting camera rigs
- Using the Camera Lens Blur effect
- Understanding focus and convergence
- Processing audio dynamically