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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Using target cameras

In Cinema 4D, you have the option to have your camera target a specific object in your scene, and it always remains fixed on it regardless of how the camera moves. Because we are designing objects with three dimensions, it makes sense that we learn and develop camera movements that can display our objects from every angle. This recipe demonstrates how we can easily create a camera that can rotate around an object and display the object from any angle we choose throughout the entire movement.

How to do it...

Be sure to check out the first recipe Keyframing cameras in this chapter, because it builds upon that technique. Then, open the Target_Camera.c4d file from the C4D Content Pack to use with this recipe.

  1. We'll be recreating ...

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