Create interest with the Focus behavior


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Create interest with the Focus behavior

The Focus behavior makes animating a wrack focus in Motion really quite easy. Now if your scene doesn't look like this, you want to go up to the Render pop-up menu and make sure that you've enabled Depth of Field. And for this exercise, if your computer is really slow, you might consider disabling Shadows. That should definitely speed things up a little bit. So let's check out the project, press F5 to open the project pane, and you'll notice we have a Camera, and we have some text that's laid out. You'll notice if you actually go in the Inspector under the Text tab, under Layout, the text is in Global 3D.

So it will render properly when trying to interpret Depth of Field. So let's select the Camera. If you don't see the Depth of Field options, make sure you expand the little disclosure triangle here. By default, we have a Blur amount of 10, and we have a blurry scene. So to bring it in focus, all we have to do is go up to Add Behavior > Camera and choose...

Create interest with the Focus behavior
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Create interest with the Focus behavior provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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Video
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