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Clic-Clack Photo Effect

15.7.2010, 21:6
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Today, Iím going to show you how to create cool clic-clack photo effect using some special flash tips and tricks. This effect can be used for some presentation or for some simple flash banner. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

First, save the photo below that we will use for this lesson as background.





Step 2


Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 400 pixels and the height to 296 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 36 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 a photo that you just saved in step 1 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 on frame 35 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

Go back on the first frame of layer photo 1 and select the Selection Tool (V). After that, click once on the photo to select it. hen, go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 8

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 35 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

Step 9

Create a new layer above the layer photo and name it photo 1. Go back now on frame 1 of layer photo and hit Ctrl+C key (Copy).

Step 10

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

Step 11

While the photo is still selected, hit Ctrl+B key twice time. Now you get this:



Step 12

Select now frame 35 of layer photo 1 and hit F6 key.

Step 13

Go back on the first frame of layer photo 1, select the Selection Tool (V) and do like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 14

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 35 on the timeline and choose Create Shape Tween from the menu that appears.



That's it!

Test your photo effect and enjoy!

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