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Learning Unreal Engine Game Development by Joanna Lee

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Cinematic techniques

The camera is the main tool that's used to create effects for cinematics. You can achieve various cinematic effects by adjusting the camera functions and finding/moving the camera to a good spot to capture a significant key object(s) of interest. This section will provide some technical terms that you can use to describe to your coworker/contractor how a particular cinematic sequence should be recorded.

Adjusted camera functions

Here are some commonly used functions that you can adjust on a camera to capture a scene.

Zoom

Zooming in on an object gives you a closer view on the object; providing more details about it. Zooming out takes your view further away from the object; it provides a perspective for the object with regard to ...

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