078 Achieving a developing Polaroid effect


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078 Achieving a developing Polaroid effect

Hi, I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign FX. In this week's effect we'll see how to make a picture look like a Polaroid instant photo that's developing. For this effect, we'll use InDesign's Animation tools to make a photo slowly appear just like those old instant pictures. But unlike the real-life pictures, you can control exactly how long it takes for your image to appear inside InDesign. I'll start by opening the SWF Preview Panel by choosing Window > Interactive > SWF Preview, and I'll preview the animation.

So I can see the photo of the birthday party slowly comes into view. So let's see how I did this. I'll close the Preview Panel, go to the next page in my document where I have just the placed photo. I'll begin by putting a stroke around this photo, a really large stroke, 55 points. I'll change it from 100% Black to a very light Tint, say 6%, then I'll go to the Stroke Panel, align that stroke to the outside, and now I'm going...

078 Achieving a developing Polaroid effect
Video duration: 3m 38s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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078 Achieving a developing Polaroid effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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