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  • Stacey Dunleavy

    July 9, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    Still experimenting… How do you go about getting your desired camera angles? I know this will take practice, but do you use the virtual X, Y, and Z axis controls, or do you do it numerically in the Transform panel? I’d like to hear some opinions about your workflows…

  • Graham Quince

    July 10, 2021 at 8:44 am

    Personally, I find the easiest way to move the camera is to create a null object, make it 3D and use the Camera’s Point of Interest pickwhip to link the POI to the null. That way i can position my null layer exactly where i want the camera to look and then use the camera’s position after that.

  • Stacey Dunleavy

    July 21, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    I’ll have to try that next…

    Thanks for the tip!

  • Walter Soyka

    July 21, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    Adobe added some new 3D camera control tools to After Effects late last year — well worth a look:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/work-in-3D-space.html#camera_controls

  • Stacey Dunleavy

    July 26, 2021 at 5:05 pm

    I was playing with those a little – it still feels too loose and imprecise… I guess I need more practice…

  • Eric Santiago

    July 26, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    I’m old school from my Maya/Max days.

    Everything roughly by keyboard commands then refine keyframes using screen selection.

    Love the NULL option, similar to most 3D apps options.

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