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The After Effects Illusionist, 2nd Edition by Chad Perkins

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18The Time Effects

The effects in the Time category all fiddle with time. Some of them, like Echo and Time Displacement, can create some really interesting visual effects using time tricks. Time Difference is a huge help for visual effects and color correction.

The powerhouse effect in this category is of course, Timewarp. Timewarp allows you to speed up and slow down time, to control the quality of the end result, and to apply motion blur to footage that has already been rendered.

The Echo Effect

The Echo effect creates copies (echoes) of a layer by adding duplicates from different places in time.

In the Echo.aep project you’ll find in the Chapter 18 folder of the exercise files. In Figure 18.1, we see the original video clip without the Echo ...

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