Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Animating a zoom and rotate shot, part of Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional.
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In the previous section we did a really nice simple crane shot where we moved…the camera up to look down at the character from a bird's eye view, and we are…going to combine that this time with two more moves. And let's take a look at…what this is going to look like.…So I'll go Control>Test Movie>Test; that's really nice.…So we're starting in close at a slight angle, the camera is zooming out and…rotating out at the same time, and there is no end to how extreme you could make…these moves, of course.…
So what I'm going to do is demonstrate how to create this nested sequence of…symbols, to give us this illusion.…So let's have a look; on the outer Timeline is the rotation action. Hard to…see it separately, of course, because it's got the other movements nested inside of it.…If we double-click on that to go inside, this is a symbol that contains the…zooming action, and actually, if we double- click on that, this is the symbol that…contains the crane shot, which we did in the previous section.…So what I am going to do is -- it will be easier if I just make a new layer, and…
AuthorDermot O' Connor
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- Animating smoke with particles
- Animating a scream
- Using Virtual Cam
- Lighting a 3D shot
- Animating cross dissolves
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Lighting and Gradients
2. Shape Tweening
3. Natural Effects
5. Fake 3D Space
6. Fades and Transitions
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