Using camera behaviors


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Using camera behaviors

For me animating cameras has always been a little bit of a challenge, but honestly, with Camera behaviors, they have really made my life a lot easier. So to show you exactly what I'm talking about, let's open the Library and preview some of the camera behaviors. Make sure you are under the Camera section in Behaviors and let's click on Dolly. You notice it moves the camera forward or backward in 3D along its Z-axis. So let's go ahead and apply that to the camera. I'm going to press F5 to open the project pane and drag Dolly directly on to the Camera.

Now with that behavior selected, it won't do anything, until you open the HUD and actually set a Distance. So I want it to move 339 pixels. You can choose something random if you like, I'll just choose 339. You notice by default, this behavior goes the entire length of the composition. Now I want this move to happen over the first couple of seconds. So I'm going to drag my playhead to frame 48 and press O. You&...

Using camera behaviors
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Using camera behaviors provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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