Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video The Preserve Frame Rate option, part of After Effects Apprentice: 10 Time Games.
In the previous two movies we showed you how to smooth out studdery motion that…may result from slowing down the footage, but what if you do want that studdery…motion? Maybe you do need a stop-motion or counting-through-time sort of feel.…Well, let's show you how to do that.…Open up the comp 11a-Preserve Rate*starter.…Again, here we have our man walking from his car into his plane.…If I open up the Composition Settings for this comp, I'll find it has a rate of 23.976.…That's a common filmic rate for video.…
Note that I also have this comp nested into a second comp--nesting with the…subject of an earlier After Effects Apprentice lesson.…I'll press the Shift key to bring up the mini flowchart, navigate to the comp…this one is nested in,…0 to RAM Preview, and you see what we have here is a nice lower third and a…little bit of a animated text building on over the video footage of this guy…walking from his car.…Say the client sees this and says, "Okay, I see what you're he doing here, but…what would be even better…
The After Effects Apprentice series was created by Trish and Chris Meyer. These tutorials are designed for After Effects CS4 through CC, and can be used on their own or as a companion to the Meyer's book, After Effects Apprentice.
- Smoothing out slow motion
- Creating stop motion
- Creating hold and freeze frames
- Keyframing time
- Crossfading stop motion frames
- Setting multiple playback speeds
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/06/2012. What changed?
A: We added exercise files designed for After Effects CS6, as well as a movie that shows our premium subscribers how to use the exercise files.