New Tutorial: Simulated Scopes!

Wow, this post is long! In this new tutorial we’ll take a look at creating various simulated scenes such as a Camera POV, sniper scope and even night vision. The tutorial also includes a project with 13 templates ready to mix and match plus 9 REAL lens textures to build your own.

And yes some of the templates include chromatic aberration using the channel blur.

Watch Tutorial
See Sample FX

Download Project Files

POSTED:
4 years ago
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79 Comments

2 years ago
Let's promote a local enterprise by making use of a nearby removals company.
psn
4 years ago
I just like the valuable info you supply in your articles. I'll bookmark your blog and check again here regularly. I am rather certain I'll be told many new stuff proper right here! Good luck for the following!
Kris
4 years ago
Simple, brilliant. Many thanks!
emmanuel
4 years ago
Hi Andrew, I'm from Argentina, when you're creating tutorials or subtitled in Spanish?
4 years ago
we have the same problem ! this projet is not compatible with CS4
ED
4 years ago
Why did you delete my comment. I thought it was a very valid point. I still said I love his other stuff.
OlympiaLogger
4 years ago
Su-weeet!!!

Now all you little critters can whip up something for YouTube that will have the NSA, CIA a squad of Seals and a SWAT team knocking on your doors in no time at all !!!

Wheeeeee....
manoj
4 years ago
Thankxxx Andrew .. how about moving bus can i track
4 years ago
I wish Kramer would get a bit more credit! look at this Videocopilot template! they didnt even bother to chaqnge it a bit!! lol
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS6kk1bTqJs&feature=g-logo
    James
    4 years ago
    I thought this looked amateurish...turns out its from a movie called pacific rim...has a 200million dollar budget..WTF
4 years ago
vrey cool , thank you andrew !
Max
4 years ago
Amazing tutorial.

Thank you Andrew, I learned so much through your tutorials!

Here's my site:

https://www.facebook.com/hillvfx


I'm doing VFX for 5 years now. Thank you!
Paul
4 years ago
Hi Mr. Kramer- After 50+ years in the automotive industry, with a brief, but enjoyable, few years in the 80's producing training videos and animation, I am getting back into video. Your tutorials are extremely helpful (and Fun). I purchased your Action Essential 2 package which is fantastic.I do have a request. It would help me, and I know many others, if you could explain more about pre-compositing during your tutorials. Why you are pre-composing, what layers should be included (Cameras, lights etc.), what order the pre-comp should be put in the main comp, etc.
Thanks!
Paul
Susanta Das
4 years ago
Wowwwwwwwww, nice tutorial............
4 years ago
Every time I try to open the "POV_Elements" Project. I get this message:

After Effects Error: The file you are attempting to open was created with Adobe After Effects version 10.0.2 (unknown) and cannot be opened in this version. See www.adobe.com/aftereffects for information on upgrading your software.

I'm using After Effects CS4. I hope you could give a project file compatible with older versions. Thanks Alot!
    Pathdigital
    4 years ago
    Try to open it with AE Cs5 or Cs6

    MfG PathDigital
    PathDigital
    4 years ago
    Try to use After Effect Cs5 or Cs6

    PathDigital
    4 years ago
    we have the same problem !!!
Zero
4 years ago
Hey, what's up!
Nice tutorial, as always. Why don't you have all of them resumed? (I know there's a site where are posted all tutorials, but there're some tutorials, like the last one about the helicopter, that didn't appear there!)

Get right to the point: Andrew Kramer, can you do an advanced keying tutorial? I know you did one long time ago, but it's quite... Old, don't you think? It doesn't explain all "the game".

Thanks for your time!
PathDigital
4 years ago
I have a another version of that masterpiece ^^
http://youtu.be/x-XQVmH4g8k

check it out

PathDigital
    4 years ago
    Hi there .. It's a nice job you've done .. Liked it on YOUTUBE .. Cheers !
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The ZIP archive includes OBJ + E3D files. There is also a texture map included. So you can place your own logo or label on that .. Hope you will like it .. Cheers!

DOWNLOAD HERE:
http://www.as-art.ch/downloads/roundsecuritycam/
Maidenman
4 years ago
Great tutorial. I love the part with Steven Segal movies :D
reza
4 years ago
hi.
Welcome back Andrew to other tutorials after many times of Element 3D.
Thanks.
4 years ago
Aren't those textures from the intro of the Super8 movie ? You did the Intro, right ? :D They are awesome, I was looking everywhere to find some. thanx for sharing !
Farshad
4 years ago
First i thought i'm in Call Of Duty site :D
Farshad
4 years ago
hooooo , cool as always , thanks Andrew
Lourenço
4 years ago
I sprayed my morning coffee over the monitor, when you told your wife the night vision joke.
What a great way to start my day! Andrew, you are tha man!
Saban
4 years ago
Thank you so much Andrew for this great tutorial... Btw, is there a chance to do one about old VHS effect?
dexs
4 years ago
awesome..
thanks Mr.Andrew.. thx videocopilot team..
4 years ago
its really good ..we can use it with optical flare preset .?
Matt Carr
4 years ago
Andrew, your tutorials are always awesome and so are your products!
Sergio
4 years ago
I forgot, and tanks team of video copilot
Sergio
4 years ago
nice andrew you are the best, good work, I follow the web every day in my computer tanks so much
4 years ago
Great work! Thank you very much :)
Define5ociety
4 years ago
Great new tutorial, when are you releasing the metropolitan 3d moedel pack?
Antonio Sequeira
4 years ago
Movie lovers, I'm a seventeen year old kid, and I'm trying to make an horror feature film. If you could only do a small donation. It would mean a lot to me. I want to be a film director so bad, but I have no money. A little help can make a very big difference.
igg.me/p/280949?a=1788233
4 years ago
cool, great work again. thanks!
Mike
4 years ago
That poor bus driver.
Jeremy Abbott
4 years ago
Hey Andrew, what day does the Cyber sale end? Is it a week from today? I get paid on Saturday but if it's ending before then, I can juggle some stuff around to take advantage of it.
4 years ago
Wow, nice video andrew, I look am forward to see you friday night *wink wink*
4 years ago
aiming at the Baby at the end ...a silent joke, clever ending
4 years ago
Hi there! I just did my own sniper shot few time ago.

There it is.
http://min.us/lb0Q8x3AfeD17S
It may look a little bit too much like video game. But I like it anyway.

The whole film will be out soon.
James
4 years ago
Very cool...this site is such an inspirational resource
4 years ago
thnx for the project file man..............
diyar
4 years ago
thank you very much andrew.you are good man.
Nick
4 years ago
sweet, I've been looking for something EXACTLY like this, Thanks Andrew!
Amar
4 years ago
very helpful thanks sir
4 years ago
Awesome :) Still waiting for the "Metropolitan" tutorial though... ;)
vfxpraveen
4 years ago
very helpful......thanks andrew and his team
4 years ago
Now I don't have to ask the night vision goggles from Santa anymore. Is there any new stuff from VC coming out I can ask for Xmas? New 3D models? Optical Flares 3D?
Arsalan Ahmed
4 years ago
Great tutorial as usual!
IMRAN KHAN
4 years ago
Good I expect More FROM You.
    Tom
    4 years ago
    Andrew makes these tutorials for free so don't be so ungrateful.
    IMRAN KHAN
    4 years ago
    Ok I Know That. Andrew Was The Best Of AE
    Darren
    4 years ago
    Did you forget your pills or something?
    mirdha
    4 years ago
    this dude is so out of his mind.. XD
Alisher From Tashkent
4 years ago
Hi Mr Andrew , all of your tutorials are awesome, admire your work, you are the one who tought me everything I know about After effects thank you for your hard work. Could you do a tutorial about creating stereoscopic 3d video with all special effects cuz I'm having a hard time with it! Thanks a lot in advance ! looking forward to your responce !
sina
4 years ago
vrey good , thank you andrew !
The real smithy
4 years ago
Freaking awesome, thanks Andrew
4 years ago
Gracias Andres! Great Stuff!
sungwoo
4 years ago
wow...
thank you!!!

Andrew!
4 years ago
YES! Thanks for the files!!! Been searching for a long time, but these are the best :-)
4 years ago
This is a nice morning Andrew!!
4 years ago
Sir Andrew Kramer Your a God in Ae.........

I learned a lot from your tutorials

Keep it up......... And I'll Wait for some more :D
4 years ago
This is a nice morning Andrew!!
mr steele
4 years ago
I knew something was coming. The last 3 days I must have checked the sight 8 times a day!!! Can't wait for the city pack to come out! It would be a nice Christmas gift for me!
ABHIMANYU MALIK
4 years ago
another 5star tutorial...thanks a lot Mr. Andrew
4 years ago
Awesome! Thanks for the awesome presets!
Tom
4 years ago
Pretty Cool. Thank you, as always, for taking the time to give us these invaluable gems.
Amper
4 years ago
Wow !!! Great, no time to watch now. I am at work, arghhh ...
Aftab
4 years ago
Great Stuff! Is it possible to get those lens elements?
Shashwat Kauraw
4 years ago
that is really good one !
Andrew
4 years ago
Sweet now I just need to shoot myself some shots. Thanks a bunch! Also any new news on the 3d building pack?
Tobias
4 years ago
Great Tutorial! Thanks
4 years ago
Very Nice... and Helpful
Alex
4 years ago
It's very useful!
Thank you Andrew!!!
bnkpro
4 years ago
Awesome as always Andrew!