After Effects Quick Tip: Creating a Viewfinder

first_imgLearn how to design and animate a live-action viewfinder UI for your videos in After Effects.If you’re a videographer, then you know that it is unrealistic to capture a shot including your camera’s user interface. The best way to create a camera viewfinder onscreen is in post-production. However, recreating your camera’s viewfinder can be daunting, especially when you look at your camera’s UI and see all of the elements of a professional display.This After Effects tutorial will show you how to create the UI elements of your camera’s viewfinder, how to animate specific parameters, and how to add camera movement to a still photo. After a quick watch, you should be able to tackle any type of user interface.Download Photography HUD Free Project FileFollow along with the tutorial above by downloading the free Photography HUD project file. Simply click the download button below.DOWNLOAD PHOTOGRAPHY HUD PROJECT FILEStep-by-Step Process for Creating a ViewfinderAnalyze your camera’s UI and look at all of the elements you need. If you don’t have your camera on hand, do a quick search for “camera interface.”In After Effects, take each element one at a time and create the necessary shapes.Once all of your elements (shapes and text) are ready, arrange each graphic into the correct position to make your viewfinder.Animate graphics as you see fit — for example: auto focus points, exposure controls, and depth of field.(Optional) Add a camera shake effect to the position parameter to your video. Alt-click the stop watch next to position and type in “wiggle(.5,30).”Photography Viewfinder HUDs in RocketstockIf you are in a hurry and need viewfinder graphics ASAP, check out Info Plates, an exclusive Photography HUD After Effects template on our sister site Rocketstock. In addition to a traditional photography HUD, Info Plates has modern photography and video camera HUDs. Here’s a quick demo of Info Plates in-action. Know any post-production UI tips? Let us know in the comments.last_img read more

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Three killed on suspicion of witchcraft

first_imgThree persons — a couple and 77-year-old woman — were allegedly killed on suspicion of witchcraft in the Gunupur police station area of Odisha’s Rayagada district.All the three — Gopal Sabar, his wife Laxmi Sabar and Jakili Sabar — residents of Ukumbaguda village, had been missing since February 23. The couple’s daughter, Sabita Sabar, had filed an FIR with the police saying that her parents and the aged woman were murdered by some villagers who accused them to be practitioners of witchcraft.On receiving the information, a police team led by Gunupur Sub-Divisional Police Officer Rajkishor Dash reached the spot along with a scientific team and a sniffer dog. The police have detained four persons in connection with the incident.Mr Dash said initial probe hints that the three were beaten to death and their bodies burnt on February 23 night. Their charred remains were thrown in a pond.last_img read more

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PSC gives 2019 SEA Games hosting green light

first_imgPractice makes perfect for PH booter Belgira Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Ramirez said he was invited to the luncheon in the presence of some cabinet members where Go, who represented President Rodrigo Duterte, and Cayetano inquired about the status of 2019 Manila Games.“I was asked if there’s still a chance to push through and I told them that I have no problem with it (hosting),” said Ramirez.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingIn a board meeting on Wednesday, Ramirez said the PSC board, which is also composed of commissioners Ramon Fernandez, Charles Maxey, Arnold Agustin and Celia Kiram, gave the go-signal for the hosting.“We were very upbeat and happy that there is a big hope of holding the 2019 SEA Games,” said the PSC chief. Barring any major obstacle, the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines will most likely push through as planned.Presidential assistant Christopher Lawrence Go and Department of Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano breathed life into the country’s hosting of the biennial sportsfest in a meeting with Philippine Sports Commission chair Butch Ramirez on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Ramirez said he asked Fernandez to reconcile with Cojuangco in the spirit of unity and cooperation as the PSC board forms a partnership with the POC in the hosting.Ramirez said Fernandez has thrown his full support and even offered Cebu as a venue for equestrian.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his sidecenter_img LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ View comments Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ MOST READ “The POC welcomes the government support for the hosting and will defer to Secretary Cayetano to announce it. The POC sees the support as a unifying force for Philippine sports,” said POC president Peping Cojuangco.Ramirez, however, added there’s a few more concerns that has to be settled as Sen. Cayetano tries to discuss the positive development with the Philippine Olympic Committee.A reliable source said Cayetano would be named chair of the local organizing committee, replacing Senator Migz Zubiri.The government initially declined to host the 2019 Games, citing the ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City.POC president Jose Cojuangco Jr. appealed to Duterte to reconsider the decision before the deadline on Aug. 18 during the SEAG Federation Council meeting in Kuala Lumpur.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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