Chapter 11 Motion Control 2D and 3D

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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.

—Marcus Aurelius

Documentary-style motion control photography is becoming increasingly popular for use in all styles of video production. Of course, photos are a mainstay for narrative pieces, but we’ve seen them become a key part in advertising, editorial, and entertainment projects as well. Why just show photos statically and full screen? Putting elements into motion helps guide the viewers’ eyes and can engage them.

Traditionally, photos have been animated in three ways:

• The first method involves sending ...

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