Working with cameras


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Working with cameras

As you manipulate objects around 3D space, I think you might find it easier to actually use cameras to view the different positions of these objects. See, anytime you create 3D space in Motion, you can create a camera and move around that 3D space. It's almost like being your own director. So if we look at our project here, you'll notice I have a 3D scene and there is a camera. Now with that layer selected, notice I have two different view options here.

If you're unfamiliar with the split views, just go to this button in the upper right-hand corner and adjust for horizontal split views 2-up. Now on the left-hand side I'm viewing the actual camera, so this is what the camera is viewing, and I have the second window here viewing the Perspective. This way I can orbit around the scene and notice I'm not moving the camera or the lights or anything else. Now one of the things I like to do is have the camera actually selected, so as I orbit around or pan through a scene, I can...

Working with cameras
Video duration: 9m 3s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Working with cameras provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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