Create interest with the Focus behavior


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Create interest with the Focus behavior

The Focus behavior is one of those things that take something that used to be rather tedious and makes it pretty brainless. Honestly, once you've got your depth of field set up with your camera, applying the Focus behavior is literally just a matter of drag-and-drop and just trimming your outpoints. So to show you what I am talking about, let's look at our project here. Now notice I have it set up with a two-view up. I want you to be able to see the overhead view of what's going on in the scene, so you can see the exact depth, as far as the distance each object is away from the camera.

This is the edge of our camera right here. If I zoom back out here, you can see the full range of what the camera is actually seeing. But if we go back and check out our Library, we can find, under Behaviors, under Camera, there is the Focus behavior. Now the definition says it changes the focal distance of a camera to stay focused on an object, and that's pretty much it. So if we drag this Focu...

Create interest with the Focus behavior
Video duration: 7m 26s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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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 5 Essential Training

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