Martin Earle: Activity About Images
Martin Earle

Member Since:
November 3rd 2006
12 Posts
relationship between z axis and focus distance
by Martin Earle 8 years ago
Hello All, Does anyone know what the exact relationship between the position of a layer on the z-axis and the focus distance of an After FX camera (which is measured in pixels). At the moment I'm judg
Re: relationship between z axis and focus distance
by Jeremy Allen 8 years ago
You may already be doing this, but it helps to use a left, right or top view. As you adjust the focus distance you can see it moving closer to or farther away from the camera. When you see the focal p
Comps within Comps
by adam taylor 8 years ago
I have a feeling the answer to my question is NO, but its worth asking anyway.... Working on a project recently, when doing multiple sky replacements i found myself having problems lining things up ho
Re: Comps within Comps
by Martin Earle 8 years ago
Dear Adam, If I remember correctly you can find the answer by watching this tutorial- http: www.videocopilot.net tutorials magic_glass after a while he explains how to watch two comps at once to make
shadows n' stuff
by Martin Earle 8 years ago
Dear All, Is it possible to export the shadows out of a composition with an after fx light without the objects casting the shadows themselves Thank you! Martin
Re: shadows n' stuff
by Martin Earle 8 years ago
Thanks ever so much! I knew there would be a simple way...
matching grain with 3D layers
by Martin Earle 9 years ago
Dear All, I think I've stumbled on a rather annoying oversight in the match grain effect. I am matching moving 3d layers (at different positions on z-axis) to a background layer (a cityscape shot on 1
Re: matching grain with 3D layers
by Steve Roberts 9 years ago
Try precomposing the 3D layers into one precomp, then applying the effect to the precomp.
scaling and rotating a motion path
by Martin Earle 9 years ago
Dear All, Does anyone know if it is possible to rotate or scale an entire motion path on after fx cs4. I'm sure many other users have asked the same question at one time or an other. Thank you!
Re: scaling and rotating a motion path
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 9 years ago
YOu can use a Null as a parent to scale and rotate another layer's (child) path. Just remember that the Null has to be centered along the path before the parenting and that you scale the child inverse
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moving keypoints together in the z axis
by Martin Earle 9 years ago
Dear all! I'm have a really annoying problem - How do I move a whole 3D layer (including its keypoints) forward in the z-axis I've managed a few times but normally I just move a single keypoint forwar
Re: moving keypoints together in the z axis
by Martin Earle 9 years ago
not on my machine (although it is new).
Colour differences between Premiere and Quicktime
by Martin Earle 9 years ago
Dear All, I am currently editing some progressive PAL footage transferred from 16mm film. When I import the file in Premiere Pro CS4 to edit it and then export it as a Quicktime file (no compression)
Re: Colour differences between Premiere and Quicktime
by Colin Balshaw 9 years ago
When you say duller, do you mean less saturated not as bright It could be that the 16mm transfer could be done in RGB colour levels and Premiere is editing in 601. You should able to change the viewin
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