Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the final pose, part of After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title.
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Now that we have a good end pose that we are happy with, let's add an animated…camera around our scene.…Now since I am going to be playing around with the camera, I might lose this…pose. And I want to remember what it looks like, so I'll make sure this display's…forward and go ahead and save a snapshot of that particular display.…That will make it easier for me to come back to this reference frame.…Next I'll go to Layer > New > Camera.…Shorter camera lens presets have more exaggerated 3D-ness to them.…It will exaggerate the space between layers.…
Small movements will seem larger, so when creating motion graphics we often go…to a shorter preset just to make our life easier, just to get more bang for our buck.…So I'll pick the 28-millimeter preset, and I'll make sure that I have a two-node camera.…Older version of After Effects default to a two-node camera where you have a…separate position and point of interest where the camera is being aimed.…Newer versions of After Effects have added a type pop-up directly in the Camera…
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- Building a 3D world
- Working with layered Illustrator files
- Synchronizing to music
- Using text animation presets
- Rendering strategies
- Working with widescreen video, including 4:3 center cut and safe area considerations