The camera Roll is also velocity based so that it will inherit the speed of your camera movements and the amount is controllable as with the inertia.
You might also notice the variable target distance from the first title to the second… Each Target has a slider to control the (dolly/truck) distance from the camera so some targets can be close and others far without having to move your layers or animate the camera manually.
UPDATE: Just doing some more testing and should have a tutorial and download ready next week. See you then.
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The Video Copilot Gear is now available. We have a stylish black hat and 5 shirts from our T-Shirt design contest. We have several sizes available too!
Very limited quantities so please one per customer
In keeping with the habit of providing the most valuable FREE content and tools for After Effects on the net, we are making one of our favorite free presets even better! Sure Target, our fast, easy-to-use Camera animation tool is easier and more powerful with Version 2.
Version 2.0 features easy 1-click rigging and un-rigging, so you don’t have to remember technical details for setting it up in a pinch so you can concentrate on the design of your project. It even makes the layer 3D so you don’t forget! We have also included improved organic movement control as the camera moves through 3D space. Expect the update soon!
OPTICAL FLARES UPDATE:
Our upcoming product for creating next-generation 3D lens flares, Optical Flares is nearly completed, however I see an opportunity to make it even better with a little more time.
Optical Flares is capable of building amazing 3D lens flare presets with precise and realistic qualities. Now imagine the power of a free network where customers could upload and share these amazing presets online?
The Video Copilot Preset Network is a perfect solution to continue the spirit of the website of sharing and contributing...
Good news! We updated our VC Reflect plug-in to work with PPC Macs. If you were having trouble loading the plug-in on your MAC with AE7 or a G5 processor, try the latest build 14 and see if that works for ya!
Check out the tutorial and download the project with the plugin. Click Here
BTW: Optical Flares is making big progress, expect more news next week. Look, Optical Flares is just an awesome, fun plug-in… I’m very excited and can’t wait to show you more!
Creating particles in After Effects is awesome! We have all used Particular and Particle world but why not combine those particles with some real ones! Sometimes you need to create elements that are so complex and organic that you are better off taking out the camera and making a mess. In this example we use […]