Working with motion control moves


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Working with motion control moves

Normally, you would set up the Anchor Point and then leave it alone as you go animate the other Transform properties such as Rotation, Scale, and Position. However, there are some types of animation movements where you want to leave position alone and animate the Anchor Point instead; for example, if you're panning around on a large photograph, piece of video, or even another composition. If you have the project files that came with this lesson, first open Comp 02a-Motion Control*starter. It is large photos from cars on a racetrack, and to get a bit idea what this looks like I am going to double-click Auto Race.jpg, open it up in the Layer panel, say View, fit up to 100% and now I can see how big this photo truly is.

I've got a lot of real estate here I can go ahead and pan around and move around. Great! Let's say I've decided on a move where I first focus on this lime green car in front and then want to look at the back of the pack layer run. I might be tempted to be to...

Working with motion control moves
Video duration: 6m 21s 3h 1m Beginner Updated Nov 12, 2012

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Working with motion control moves provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 03: Advanced Animation

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