Refining the camera move


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Refining the camera move

We have our basic Camera Move Key framed. Now let's go about testing and refining it. I almost never leave keyframes linear. Sometimes I'll do it for a particular bouncy effect, but quite often, it doesn't look very smooth or professional. I'm going to go ahead and select all of those keyframes and choose Animation>Keyframe Assistant>Easy Ease just to add some nice, smooth accelerations and decelerations to my camera move. Okay. Let's do a quick RAM Preview of this initial move.

I'll press 0 on the numeric keypad and calculate that Ram Preview. It will go fast because solids take almost no time to render. (music playing) Not bad, but to be honest, I'm not all together thrilled with it.

I like the multi-planing here, but those video layers are just so too disconnected from each other. I wish they overlapped more, because that will give me more of a sense of mystery as they uncovered and revealed sections of each other. Here's a couple of ways I could go ...

Refining the camera move
Video duration: 4m 32s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Refining the camera move provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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Video
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After Effects
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