Please Download The Latest Version of Adobe Flash Player
More Tutorials
03. Old Film Look
Create an authentic old-film look
189
1,221,104
146. Fancy Bevels
Create detailed bevels with Element 3D
76
391,381
29. Speed Variation
Control speed from slow to fast like film 300
147
602,477
63. Smoke Screen
Composite and animate smoke elements in 3D space
508
1,749,405
128 Comments
Comment
Freeman
08/08/2014
The only problem here I am having is when I rotate the camera too much I lose the stars in the background. How can I repeat this background in 3D space so it's always there?
Kleber
10/14/2013
mui bom
Brian
07/01/2013
For those using CS6 and having problems using the expressions here... scratch them. INSTEAD, right click the position of the camera to SEPARATE THE VALUES and then ALT CLICK the X, Y, Z of EARTH and PICK WHIP X to CAMERA's X, Y to CAMERA Y, etc. Worked for me this way.
Lisa
05/22/2014
Like this;
value + lookAt(thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld([0,0,0]),position)[0]
overlord88
06/17/2013
Hey Andrew! Thanks!! You are awesome!
Video
10/17/2012
Definitely doesn't work in CS6
F!re
01/28/2013
Hmmm, i have CS6 version and it's work for me : )
Drew Krehel
07/23/2012
The expression doesn't seem to work properly with my CS6 copy of adobe, it gives me a warning when I punch it in. Is there an updated version of this expression?
anampi
07/09/2013
Maybe your camera is not the same lenght as your comp? I had problems until I figured out it was because of that.
Eviex
06/21/2012
Fantastic tutorial! Andrew Kramer is legend!
Had a play around with it...
https://vimeo.com/44449977
Then I just got silly...
https://vimeo.com/44472005
Dan Fredley
05/05/2012
Good tutorial. Tried it with a camera parented to a null--didn't work. So here's a better expression to account for the null and also so the sphere can have it's own rotation as well.

As per Dan Ebberts on CreativeCow:

value + lookAt(thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld([0,0,0]),position)[0]
daigok
07/02/2012
I tried with the new expression but my rotation still does not seem to respond. Any thoughts on why this might happen?
Ragnarok
04/21/2012
it might be a kinda brainwrecked question, but where can I find these nice looking earth surface textures?
Dan
05/05/2012
http://free3dnews.blogspot.com/2012/01/free-highres-earth-textures-from-nasa.html
atc_add
03/02/2012
nice
10 of 128 Comments Displayed
41b. The Blue Planet in 3D
• Add 3D control to earth inside After Effects
• Use simple expressions to CC sphere plug-in
712,677
Comments
128 Comments
Posted on Jul 09, 2007
TUTORIAL NOTES:
No information available at this time.