Bring Photos to Life With Motion: Understand Keyframes


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Understanding keyframes

Now that we have placed the camera, we can go ahead and animate it. This will create the parallax effect. Think of it this way, objects in the mirror are closer than they appear. If you're driving down the highway, and you see things, the car next to you passing you seems to be moving very, very fast, while that horizon of the mountain sitting way out there just seems to stay stationary forever. And the sun doesn't appear to move very much, when in fact it's moving much faster than the earth or the car itself. It's all the matter of perspective and distance.

So, now that we animate the cameras, you're going to get that sense of depth, or that this has become a 3D scene. Let's take a look at how it works. Let's animate the position and the point of interest. The position property is where the camera is currently at, while its point of interest is what it's looking at. Think of it this way. The position is where the camera is physically located, moving on the X axis, m...

Understanding keyframes
Video duration: 6m 33s 1h 30m Intermediate

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Understanding keyframes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Motion Control 3D: Bringing Your Photos to Life in Three Dimensions with After Effects and Photoshop CS6

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