The Technique of Bringing Photos to Life with 3D Effects


show more The technique explained 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 show less
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The technique explained

What exactly is Motion Control 3D? Well, it's a collection of techniques that are all interrelated and have a common goal in mind, and that is to step inside a photo and bring it alive in three dimensions. So, the process is fairly linear to begin with. You're going to select images that have adequate resolution as well as a sense of perspective or action that you're going to bring to life. You'll bring those images into Photoshop and clean them up. Now we're not to going to explore these cleanup techniques too much here, but we do have several classes available on lynda.com that explore photo restoration techniques.

Once you've done that, you will start to make accurate selections, mask layers and split the photo up into multiple pieces. You are really going to need at least two layers, but preferably three or four. This will create a sense of parallax as you expand the layers in 3D space. You'll bring this on into After Effects, and once there, utilize 3D position to m...

The technique explained
Video duration: 1m 44s 1h 30m Intermediate

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The technique explained 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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