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Practical Effects Plus 3D Camera Tracking in After Effects


When worlds collide: Learn how to blend mind-bending practical effects with 3D Camera Tracking in After Effects.

If you follow the PremiumBeat blog at all then you probably would have seen an article on Rebuilding the Interstellar Black Hole by Joey Shanks of Shanks FX and PBS Digital Studios.

Now Joey has dropped a tutorial covering the use of 3D Camera Tracking in After Effects. The 3D Camera Tracker plug-in is a pretty powerful tool with a wide variety of uses. Check out the following video where Joey uses the plug-in in combination with his own practical effects. The results are pretty amazing.

Joey also suggests that we check out the following 3D Camera Tracker starter tutorial by Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot.

If you want to see how Joey puts together his practical effects, he has conveniently provided us with the following videos that show you his process.