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Blur rotation photo effect

21.5.2009, 22:41
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In this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will show you how to create cool and practical blur photo rotation using flash filters and some special tips and tricks. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. You can use this effect for some flash banner, or some animation. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any photo into a flash stage, how to animate it, how to apply flash filters on it, how to rotate it and much much more!

Example:



Step 1

First, find any photo which you like to use for this lesson.



Step 2


Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the dimensions of your doucment as the dimensions of photo. Select white color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 38 and click ok.

Step 3

Call the current layer photo. Double-click on its default name (Layer 1) to change it. Press Enter once you have typed in the new name!

Step 4

Choose now File > Import > Import to stage (Ctrl+R) and import any photo into a flash stage. While the photo is still selected, go to the Align Panel (Ctrl+K) and do the following:

1. Make sure that the Align/Distribute to Stage button is turned on,
2. Click on the Align horizontal center button and
3. Click the Align vertical center button.



Step 5

While the photo is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 6

Click now on frame 20 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

While you're still on frame 20, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and decrease a photo like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 8

Go back now on the first frame, select again the Free Transform Tool (Q) and decrease a photo again, but this time much more. See the picture below!



Step 9

Select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the photo to select it. After that, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage! Then, select Filters tab from the left side. Click on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 10

After that, click on Properties Tab. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 11

Click again on the first frame and go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the left side, you will See Tween Drop down menu. Select Motion on it, for Ease set -100 and for Rotate CW. See the picture below!



Step 12

Click now on frame 40 and hit F5 key.

Step 13

Create a new layer above the layer photo and name it photo again.

Step 14

Go back now on frame 20 of layer photo and click Ctrl+C key (Copy). After that, click on frame 15 of layer photo again and hit F6 key. After that, hit Ctrl+Shift+V key (Paste in Place).

Step 15

Click now on frame 30 and hit F6 key. While you're still on frame 30, select again the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge a photo like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 16

Go back now on frame 15, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) again and decrease a photo like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 17

After that, Select the Selection Tool (V) and repeat steps 9 and 10.

Step 18

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 15 and 30 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

Step 19

Click now on frame 40 and hit F5 key.

Step 20

Create a new layer above the layer photo again and name it photo again 1. Afer that, click on frame 25 of layer photo again 1 and hit F6 key.

Step 21

Go back now on frame 30 of layer photo again and hit Ctrl+C key (Copy).

Step 22

Select now frame 25 of layer photo again 1 and hit Ctrl+Shift+V key (Paste in Place).

Step 23

Click now on frame 40 and hit F6 key. While you're still on frame 40, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge a photo to fill the entire flash stage. See the picture below!



Step 24

Go back now on frame 25 and repeat step 16.

Step 25

Repeat now step 10.

Step 26

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 25 and 40 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done now!

Test your Movie (Ctrl+Enter) and enjoy!

Bye!

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