Radar Screen with Approaching Storm by Colin Peterson 16 hours ago Hey folks, I am looking to make a radar screen (I've found how to do that on some different threads) but I would also like it to track the weather. As if it was a Doppler radar you might see on the we
Re: Radar Screen with Approaching Storm by Kevin Camp 12 hours ago i've done doppler animation using fractal noise, mr mercury, mosaic and colorama... if you don't want the movement of the storm system to move much, you can dump mr mercury and use a mask. Kevin Camp
moving an image over a path with looping by Tom Sefton 2 days ago Hi, We are producing some films for an online security client that need to show how their products can protect a network from online threats. We've designed some nice photoshop dots to look like colou
Re: moving an image over a path with looping by Kevin Camp 2 days ago since had asked about an expression, the fast easy way with an expression would be to use the valueAtTime() function... what you'd want to do is animate one of the layers the way you'd want it to move
iPAD masked animation driving me nuts! by Dan McGarry 2 weeks ago Hey I really hope someone can help coz I'm slowly losing my mind after 5 hours trying to animate a simple mask. I have a shot of an iPad with a hand scrolling through videos, on top of that I am tryin
Re: iPAD masked animation driving me nuts! by Kevin Camp 5 days ago Dan McGarry "maybe it was the video codec" could be... h.264 would not be a codec that i'd use in ae (or any interframe codecs like hdv, xdcam, mpeg-2...) you'll find that ae works best with intrafra
24p to 25i by Jamie deRooy 6 days ago I'm converting seasons of a show that we're sending overseas for broadcast. Season 1 was shot 60i and Season 2, 24p. I've converted the Season 1 stuff through Premiere and media encoder (as to retain
Re: 24p to 25i by Kevin Camp 5 days ago if you were going to do this with ae, i'd drop your footage into a pal standard comp. size it to fit the pal frame (layer transform fit comp width or fit comp height). then set time stretch to 104.271
Morph position between two parents by Navarro Parker 2 weeks ago I'm looking for a way to have layer A "parented" to Layer B for a certain amount of time, then blend its position to Layer C over the course of 10 frames so Layer C is now the new parent.
Re: Morph position between two parents by Kevin Camp 2 weeks ago to get a different ease function, you'd need to define your own function... i haven't tried anything like that, but you can check out this post from dan: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 227 2343
Audio stutters by Bruce Gaber 2 weeks ago I am trying to add a music track to an image sequence running at 2 fps (footage & comp settings). On playback the music stutters throughout like a dirty or scratched CD. This happens with M4a, aif, an
Re: Audio stutters by Kevin Camp 2 weeks ago do you need to keep the render at 2fps you can drop a 2fps image sequence into a 29.97 comp (or any other frame rate). playback will still look like 2fps (with just a bunch of duplicate frames). you s
Animated title text - seeking advice by Davide Marchesi 4 weeks ago Hello, I'd like to do a simple animation on one of the titles for a video I'm working on. Here's my attempt: https: www.dropbox.com s i9237ah0p1cil2x FTtitle.mp4 I like the idea of the text projecting
Re: Animated title text - seeking advice by Kevin Camp 3 weeks ago Hi Davide, sorry in the delay for replying to your post, deadlines get in the way of fun... But to the point, if your logo is editable text (typed in ae, or converted from a photoshop text layer), it
Re: Defining limits for rotation expression by Kevin Camp 4 weeks ago Christopher Sean "I suppose the logic would be to set a rotation from a to b and define b as a random number" Yep, that's what you want to do. Here's one way to do it: seedRandom(index,true); r = ran
Mittelschrift font for AE by John Mark 4 weeks ago Looking for the Mittelschrift font for After Effects CS6. Any idea where I may find this Looks like this: http: www.youtube.com watch v=HWttBUDiL-E Thanks A News Graphic Lover
Re: Mittelschrift font for AE by Kevin Camp 4 weeks ago you should be able to find many font sites that have it if you search the web. if you're lucky you'll find a free version available. after downloading it, simply install it on the system that is runni
How do I feather keyed out object? by Thor Hansvik 1 month ago Using AE 7.0 (old, yes I know). I have done some Color Range Keying and I added I Simple Choker. The result look OK, but I would like to feather the edges of the resulting object. The Color Range does
Graphic comes in a little "hard" by John Mark 1 month ago Purchased graphics from videoHive are in some way, professional made. They play nicely on a HDTV in 1080i50. Just when I create graphics, they dont turn out how I want them to be. cause I'm no profess
Re: Graphic comes in a little "hard" by Kevin Camp 1 month ago if the keyframe that you want to change has a diamond shape in the timeline, that means it is using linear (or hard) interpolation. you can change that by selecting the keyframe and choosing animation
How do I export a Movie in AE with Alfa Chan by Don Cobble 2 months ago I have an AVI Chroma Clip I am editing on top of a PNG that has an Alfa channel window (literal window) and I need the window to stay Alfa after the movie renders out, so I can use in PP. Every thing
How was this done? by jensen yancey 2 months ago I may be in the completely wrong forum for this, but I'd really like to recreate some of (what appear to be) the extreme closeups of screen captures of people typing things into google, updating faceb
Re: How was this done? by Kevin Camp 2 months ago when i've done things like this, i'll usually use simple screen grabs, rough cut it, then rebuild anything that i need closeups of (or animate) in after effects. however, potentially if you had a hi-r
Hi Todd, I wouldn't mind that... thank you. (I did just inventory all the adobe apps we have for the station, so I know they are planning a corporate upgrade, but since we're still in Chapter 11, CS6 [more]
Hi Todd, I wouldn't mind that... thank you. (I did just inventory all the adobe apps we have for the station, so I know they are planning a corporate upgrade, but since we're still in Chapter 11, CS6 may be out by the time CS5 is purchased).
Kevin Camp 3 years ago also, my desk number here is 6741353 if that makes it easier
Todd Kopriva 3 years ago I'll stop by this week, probably Friday.
LHe sync issues, all of a sudden by David Jahns 4 years ago I'm not an engineer, just the most tech savvy editor at a shop with 11 FCP Stations - 9 with LHe, one with a K3, and one LHi, all using FCP 6.0.5. All of the LHe stations are about 2 years old Mac Pro
Re: LHe sync issues, all of a sudden by Kevin Camp 3 years ago hi david, we've been having audio sync issues with one fcp station, and it happens to be the only one with the ms office suite installed on it. our it guy is currently on vacation right now, so i can'
trapcode alternatives? by james isbell 4 years ago Hi, As much as I really want my hands on it I can't because I'm a student :( So are there any real alternative to any of the trapcode effects. I'm not expert (at all) but it seems that the price tag i
Re: trapcode alternatives? by Kevin Camp 4 years ago cc particle world is a standard ae effect that can do a fair amount of what particular can do (not sure if it comes with the educational version though). videocopilot.net has several tutorials that us
Download Trapcode CS3 for MAC by Paulo Credidio 4 years ago Hi everybody, I'd like to know if someone knows where can I find the Trapcode CS3 for MAC. I looked for it in a lot of sites, But can not find it. Thanks for the answers! Paulo Credidio
Particular and 3d invg by john younger 4 years ago Is there any way to make 3d invigorator and particular interact together Specifically i want a little flame trailbuilt in particular to come in and around a logo in 3d built in 3d invig... thanks in a
Re: Particular and 3d invg by Kevin Camp 4 years ago the easiest way is to create the particle system exactly how you want it, except for wrapping around the layer. then duplicate that particle system and place the layer(s) that will be in the middle of
Particular question by Dan RAPAPORT 4 years ago Hello I need to make an effect of an image which separates in different pieces of same size each. Like one image to 20 images. I need to change the image of each piece (but a precomp should help me ea
Re: Particular question by Kevin Camp 4 years ago if i'm under standing what you are looking for, it sounds like you want card wipe. it will divide up a layer into a specified grid, has jitter controls that can make the tiles (cards) move fly around
Gas Ring by Simon Roughan 4 years ago Im trying to make a gas ring like on a stove top in Particular. I want to make a ring of light emitters, then use the gas flame preset and tweak it a bit. But as soon as I make the emitter type a ligh
Re: Gas Ring by Kevin Camp 4 years ago upon further investigation, you should set the solid's scale to 0,0,0. that way the z depth of the solid will be 0 also -- setting the size of the solid to 1x1, inexplicably leaves the depth of the la
Re: How to get this look? by Kevin Camp 5 years ago the figures look a lot like threshold (although levels or brightness & contrast could be use, they're just more work) and then tint, tritone, colorama or some other colorizing effect.... i think the t
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stop email notification for new posts by Kevin Camp 5 years ago for some reason i started getting email notifications on just about every post in the after effects forum starting yesterday. i checked my profile settings, and the notification state is set to 'none'
Re: stop email notification for new posts by Kevin Camp 5 years ago thanks. my i-t guy would have started to get a bit irritated with me after a while... i'm one of those types who spend more time in the forum than i do in my inbox ;-)Kevin Camp Senior Designer KCPQ,
Disk Crash by Glenn Pniewski 5 years ago G4 Quicksilver 867MHz 1.5GB RAM OSX 10.4 Hi all, Hope you can help me recover. Have a boot drive on the above machine, and had only about 8GB free out of 75GB (I use external firewire drives for FCP m
Re: Disk Crash by Kevin Camp 5 years ago you need to get that drive on a bootable system to see if you can access the drive and it's files. if you can access that drive then you should be able to copy over many of the files to another drive.
Maintenance by Dan Browne 5 years ago I am a PC tech in a Mac world at the moment and I'm in need of some help. On PC there where several tools I used for maintaining my computer, it kept it nice and fast and so I never had many troubles
Re: Maintenance by Kevin Camp 5 years ago use disk warrior to defrag if you have lots of large files (osx will defrag files smaller than 20mb automatically). i'd use the disk utility to repair permissions after installing anything new (softwa
Re: Assigning new Boot Disk MDD G4 OS 10.4 by Kevin Camp 5 years ago on the back of the drive, you'll see a group of 8 pins (4 rows of pairs of pins). you can use these to designate how a drive will be used. usually if you look at the top of the drive, on the label, it
OS 10.1.3 & Classic by Nicholas Toth 5 years ago Hey everyone, Posted a few weeks back about a problematic AVID system that went down with a system update. Its a quicksilver, its not a bad machine, but its not working. The deal is, I need to install
Re: OS 10.1.3 & Classic by Kevin Camp 5 years ago do you have the original os install disks or any install disks with 10.1.3 and 9.1 (or 9.0.4) if so, you should be able to do an archive and install... that should move the current os to a folder call
Monitors by Dan Browne 5 years ago Who knows if this is an OS X problem or if its like a hardware malfunction or whatever, but we have a G5 computer, and 2 Cinema HD 23" monitors from apple. Whenever we start up the system, both monito
Re: Monitors by Kevin Camp 5 years ago that's a good call... and probably more likely than a bad monitor profile.Kevin Camp Senior Designer KCPQ, KMYQ & KRCW
Slo Mo 24PN in FCP by Michael Colin 5 years ago Greetings. Am posting a show shot on HVX200 in 24PN. There are shots I'd like to use slow mo on (didn't know that while shooting otherwise would have done it in camera), and it looks pretty bad just u
Re: Slo Mo 24PN in FCP by Kevin Camp 5 years ago you have two options in after effects (cs3)... bring the footage into ae. make sure ae sees it as 23.976 and is not trying to separate fields (select the footage in the project window then choose file
Mail App emergency by Harry Pallenberg 5 years ago Ok I get all my current mail for one project via the webmail. I log in by pointing my browser to mail.womeninboxes.com horde then fill out username password That server is about to go down so I want (
Re: Mail App emergency by Kevin Camp 5 years ago yep, you need to know somethings about your email provider. do they support pop or imap and what is their incoming mail server. you won't need the smtp server (you would need it to be able to send ema
Group many adjustment-layers to one preset by Dino Muhic 6 years ago Hi, I made a Film Look I really like and which behaves exactly how I want it to on nearly all szenes or light situations. It's a mixture of different plug-ins and many other adjustment layers (Glow, M
CC Composite by Butch Golden 6 years ago I have AE 7 but need this CS3 effect for a proj. Are there any workarounds I want to composite a slightly blurred image with an unblurred one so it "comes into focus" re: Andrew's toot on SlideShows.