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Aerial real estate motion tracked property lines
by Jonathon Bell 2 months ago
Good afternoon! I am starting to shoot more aerial real estate video where clients are requesting motion tracked property lines. I am able to camera track, add a solid and camera, and use the pen tool
Re: Aerial real estate motion tracked property lines
by Kevin Camp 2 months ago
in the comp that you have your camera track and the solid with the mask on it, remove the stroke effect (so you just see the solid), and then hide the drone footage layer. bring that comp into a new c
How to find the require transition or filter?
by Saif Aljanahi 5 months ago
Hello everyone here. Thanks for all great users and creatives here. I'm asking if anyone can show me to how find the exact transition in tge video below: https: youtu.be Xgc2cOY6FVs I'm meaning the tr
Re: How to find the require transition or filter?
by Kevin Camp 5 months ago
it looks like Videocopilot's Sure Target plugin: https: www.videocopilot.net tutorials sure_target_2 Kevin Camp Art Director KCPQ, KZJO & KRCW
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Scale a rounded rectangle in a non uniform way without edge deformation
by James Brockett 5 months ago
Has anyone had success scaling a rounded rectangle I am attempting to scale a rounded rectangle from a widescreen shape to a portrait phone screen shape (not a uniform scale) and whenever I scale the
Re: Scale a rounded rectangle in a non uniform way without edge deformation
by Kevin Camp 5 months ago
it depends on how the rounded rectangle was made. If it is a rasterized layer (like a png) then you won't be able to do it. if it was made as a mask on a layer, then you won't be able to use the scale
"Glue" a layer to the end of another layer
by Asaf Lazarovich 7 months ago
Hi there, I have a text layer that contains a person's name and after that, a comp with a graphical punctuation mark (the punctuation mark cannot be a part of the text in this case), the punctuation m
Re: "Glue" a layer to the end of another layer
by Kevin Camp 6 months ago
Doh! you clearly stated that it could not be a part of the text. Kevin Camp Art Director KCPQ, KZJO & KRCW
Why After Effect doesn't recognize my Illustrator files?
by Onur Uygur 7 months ago
After Effect doesn't recognize my illustrator files. My illustrator vector files are 1920x1080. But when make a camera motion in after effect resolution becomes so bad. I dont know what to do..
Re: Why After Effect doesn't recognize my Illustrator files?
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
is 'continuously rasterize' enabled for your ai layer it's the layer switch that looks like a sun spiky-ball. Kevin Camp Art Director KCPQ, KZJO & KRCW
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Making a rotating globe graphics resolution problem
by denisa costin 7 months ago
Hei guys! I am creating a rotation globe which I need to zoom in the european countries. Easy peasy lemon squeazy, it shouldn;t be that hard. Get the world map (AI file, about 3000x3000) imported it i
Re: Making a rotating globe graphics resolution problem
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
cc sphere won't maintain the vector image... it will rasterize it, so as you zoom in it will get pixelated. you can try making the map comp even larger -- you don't need to make the vector map larger,
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hue/saturation darker color
by Kiss Istvan Robert 7 months ago
I am using the hue saturation effect to change the color of the car. It gives me a bright blue, but I need a dark blue Here is a screenshot: https: ibb.co nb9AUH I tried using curves & levels to make
Re: hue/saturation darker color
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
fiddling with the lightness and saturation values may produce that color needed... so as you change the lightness, if the color gets more gray, try increasing the saturation. Kevin Camp Art Director K
Personalised video created on mass scale..
by Simon Byrnes 7 months ago
I'm researching on how to produce something like this below video: https: vimeo.com 135967284 I'm pretty confident I'll be given some data in the form of a spreadsheet, CSV, XML. So its just getting t
Re: Personalised video created on mass scale..
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
you can load text from a file, and you should be able to parse that as needed to fill in text layers. I would ask in the expressions forum. harry frank (graymachine) had an old tutorial that covered t
After Effects Workstation Advice
by Vasim Shaikh 7 months ago
Hello everyone, First time poster, a long, long time follower. Honestly, I've never needed to post a topic and felt very reluctant to do so even now. This really is an amazing community, every questio
Re: After Effects Workstation Advice
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
the iMac Pro will likely out perform a Mac Pro in most tasks (the *new* Mac Pros are from 2013). For the price, I would consider an iMac (non 'pro', but get the upgraded Core i7 CPU and the SSD option
Rainbow trail effect from 20th Century Women
by Zachai Kalet-Schwartz 7 months ago
Hey y'all, I just watched Mike Mills' 20th Century Women. My mom and I cried and hugged after the movie was over but that's besides the point. What I'm wondering about and what I can't seem to find an
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Re: Rainbow trail effect from 20th Century Women
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
very similar to the chromatic aberration effect (if you google that and after effects tutorial, you'll see how the separations are made)... videocopilot's twitch can do similar effects... however rath
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Create shape/box based on word index
by Christian Simpson 8 months ago
Hey everybody I was wondering if there was a way to create a shape behind a piece of text that is based around the word index. My end goal is to try and create a slider control that allows you to simp
Re: Create shape/box based on word index
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
Kudos to you Kalleheikki, that's pretty ingenious. Christian, if Kalleheikki doesn't get back to you, I may take a look at this over the weekend... although I have easter eggs to color.... Kevin Camp
Progressively bolder letters in a one word layer
by Jacob Roth 8 months ago
I'm trying to recreate this logo, but I don't know how to get the individual letters to get progressively bolder. Any ideas
Re: Progressively bolder letters in a one word layer
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
you can get close by adding a stroke to your text layer, then adding a text animator for stroke width. in the text animator's settings, goto range selector advanced and set the 'shape' to 'ramp up. th
Change size of solid based on string length
by Chris Chandras 8 months ago
Hey! I'm trying to create text with self-adjusting backgrounds based on the width and height of the text layer. The backgrounds would be rounded rectangle shape layers, and the Rectangle path size wou
Re: Change size of solid based on string length
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
here's what i do... make a rectangle or rounded rectangle shape layer (they are actually the same, the rectangle shape layer has an option for rounding, so i'm not sure why there are two). parent the
Inserting space before a capital letter
by Griffin Englander 8 months ago
Hey all, Bugger all expression knowledge relative to the rest of this forum, but here's my question. I'm using the below expression to deliver the comp name from "JobNumber_CompName" I'm just wonderin
Re: Inserting space before a capital letter
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
in regards to splitting based off capital letters, i found this thread on stack overflow: https: stackoverflow.com questions 7888238 javascript-split-string-on-uppercase-characters and was able to mak
Random positions
by Sanniti Towiwat 8 months ago
Hello everyone This is my first question here. I have a composition with many layers about 50+ layers each one is animated I want them to pop out in random position so I used this expression for each
Re: Random positions
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
you need the expression to account for layer height and width when calculating the boundaries for the random position area. if the anchor points are in the centers of each layer, this should deep them
Reference Using Index
by Liam Campbell 8 months ago
I'm trying to make an expression where I have multiple "Beam" effects and they're going to connect to circles. The circle layers are called "Circle 1, Circle 2, Circle 3...etc". What I want to do is m
Re: Reference Using Index
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
i think your looking for something like this... for the start point: target = thisComp.layer(index + 1) ; target.position for the end point: target = thisComp.layer(index + 2) ; target.position this w
JSON & Animation
by Duane Walters 8 months ago
I've been learning how to use the new JSON capabilities in Ae over this past week and while I believe I've got the linking down, I'm not sure how to animate them now. For instance: I made a line graph
Re: JSON & Animation
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
you could try using linear() or ease() functions... try changing the last line to this: myYAnim = linear( time - inPoint, 0, 1, value 1 , myYHeight ) ; value 0 , myYAnim that should animate the y posi
Expression Random Text Animation Only Caps
by Aldo Gonzalez 8 months ago
Hello, I'm trying to do an animation where it starts with random text and then lands to a word. I'm using offset characters but it's doing uppercase and lowercase. I only want uppercase. Is there a wa
Re: Expression Random Text Animation Only Caps
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
twirl down the text layer's animator property and set the 'character range' to 'preserve case & digits'. if you've typed in all caps, the character should be limited to all caps. note that typing in '
Roei Tzoref 9 months ago
Hi Kevin. please join the slack group of motion designers. I am sure you have much to participate in there and the community is practically there waiting:
https://motiondesignartists.typeform.com/to/N4ZeIV
Droste in CC - possible no-plugin solution with caveats
by John Ivy 2 years ago
I was looking to do a Droste effect in CC, and was disheartened to see that the best solution is no longer an option without spending money, and then I had a bit of a flash this morning, and figured o
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Connect two Objects with dotted line
by Julia Hoerr 2 years ago
Hi, I know this topic has been discussed a few times before, but I couldn't find the right solution for my project. So maybe someone can help me with new ideas. I have two objects and I want them to b
Re: Connect two Objects with dotted line
by Blaise Douros 2 years ago
For example: https: youtu.be MKBO-H9EK24 t=23 At 23 seconds. PS, this is a hunting video, so don't watch to the end if you're squeamish about hunting. No blood but some people get really bent out of s
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Expression: Change stroke color over time on Radio Wave Effect
by Brian Lee 2 years ago
Hi Everyone, I'm attempting to simulate radio waves emanating from a radio tower and want the stroke color of each wave to start in red and then change to grey over its lifetime. Is there an expressio
Re: Expression: Change stroke color over time on Radio Wave Effect
by Emre Anil 2 years ago
create a layer under your Radio Waves layer with a Gradient Ramp Effect from red to green (starting point should be at the RW's center) and set it's track matte to Radio Wave's alpha..
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Kevin Camp liked this 2 years ago
Quicktime previews wrong dimensions for video...?
by Brett Fullam 7 years ago
OK. I can't be the only one who's encountered this... When I export a h264 movie from After Effects that's 300 x 250 and open it in quicktime... quicktime says that the size is 480 x 400 ... ! If I we
Re: Quicktime previews wrong dimensions for video...?
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Brett Fullam "When I export a h264 movie from After Effects that's 300 x 250 and open it in quicktime... quicktime says that the size is 480 x 400 ... ! If I were to bring that same exported movie ba
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Todd Kopriva 8 years ago
Still on CS4? You want to fix that?
Kevin Camp 8 years ago
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]
Kevin Camp 8 years ago
also, my desk number here is 6741353 if that makes it easier
Todd Kopriva 8 years ago
I'll stop by this week, probably Friday.
Kevin Camp 8 years ago
sounds good, thanks again.
LHe sync issues, all of a sudden
by David Jahns 9 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 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
Re: Download Trapcode CS3 for MAC
by Kevin Camp 9 years ago
i believe that all the downloads (both trial and purchase, mac or pc) are available at red giant. Kevin Camp Senior Designer KCPQ, KMYQ & KRCW
Multiple instances of Particular effect on one layer
by Richard Frazer 9 years ago
Im trying to get 2 separate sets of particles running alongside each other and interacting correctly in 3D space. Im creating a flowing ribbon effect using streaklets, but wanted a second, different c
Re: Multiple instances of Particular effect on one layer
by Kevin Camp 9 years ago
unless particular 2.0 is different from 1.5 (the version i have), you'll need to get both 'emitters' into a single emitter or try aharon's method for each emitter (probably on separate layers) that he
Particular and 3d invg
by john younger 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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
stop email notification for new posts
by Kevin Camp 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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
Assigning new Boot Disk MDD G4 OS 10.4
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hi ll, I've just purchased another G4 MDD FW800 Dual 1.42 and am installing drives from an old computer. 1 of the drives I installed has all the apps and OS I'd like to run on this system. When I powe
Re: Assigning new Boot Disk MDD G4 OS 10.4
by Kevin Camp 10 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 10 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 10 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
How can I remove a SATA host adapter driver on my MacPro
by Ron Priest 10 years ago
I purchased and installed this 4 port PCI-E Raid Card Sata II host adapter in my MacPro http: www.cooldrives.com 4expcmaca.html I suppose I initially installed the wrong driver because it would crash
Re: How can I remove a SATA host adapter driver on my MacPro
by Kevin Camp 10 years ago
i would definitely try to contact the manufacturer with your issues... as far as i know mac devices do not have bios. you may be able to find a firmware update for the card for the mac os version that
Monitors
by Dan Browne 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 11 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
Re: Group many adjustment-layers to one preset
by Kevin Camp 11 years ago
the problem you will run into is that a preset can't create multiple layers and apply effects to them... presets can only apply a group of effects and settings to a single layer. you would need to cre
CC Composite
by Butch Golden 11 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.
Re: CC Composite
by Kevin Camp 11 years ago
i believe the student version of cs3 comes with all the 'pro' perks now, for what that's worth.Kevin Camp Senior Designer KCPQ, KMYQ & KRCW
How do I move multiple layers from one canvas to another??
by Michael Pierre 12 years ago
I'm working in two different projects canvas. I need to take multiple layers (15) from one to another. I DON'T want to drag copy them individually. There has got to be a faster way thanks in advance.
Re: How do I move multiple layers from one canvas to another??
by Kevin Camp 12 years ago
if your other file is open, once you've shift-clicked the layers you want to copy you can drag them straight to the other open file. in addition, if the layers you want to drag to the other file are a
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