Understanding the differences between the Editor Camera and a camera object


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Understanding the differences between the Editor Camera and a camera object

In previous movies, we've been looking at our scenes through something called the Editor Camera. It's a virtual camera that is created by the software to allow you to see what is happening in your scene. It's fine for modeling and demonstration purposes. But when it's time to actually animate, you need to be looking through a Camera object. The Camera object actually exists in your Object Manager. It can be manipulated, and more importantly, it can be keyframed. The Editor Camera cannot. So I've got a new scene here. I'm going to add a Cube to it. When I orbit around this, I'm using the Editor Camera. Once again, the Editor Camera really is just for modeling and just general use purposes.

If we want to be able to actually control our camera, so we need to add a physical Camera object to the scene. Underneath the Scene Objects is the Camera. There is also a Target Camera, we're not going to be using that. We're going to use a regular Camera object. When I let...

Understanding the differences between the Editor Camera and a camera object
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Understanding the differences between the Editor Camera and a camera object provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D R12 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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CINEMA 4D
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