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Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional Classroom in a Book for Windows and Mac OS by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 13. Advanced Editing Techniques

Advanced Editing Techniques

After Effects CS3 provides advanced motion stabilization, motion tracking, high-end effects, and other features for the most demanding production environments.

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Use motion stabilization to smooth out a shaky camera shot.

  • Use single-point motion tracking to track one object in a shot to another object in a shot.

  • Perform multipoint tracking using perspective corner-pinning.

  • Create a particle system.

  • Use the Timewarp effect to create slow-motion video.

In previous lessons, you’ve used many of the essential 2D and 3D tools you need for motion graphics ...

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