Morning Breaks Photo Effect

26.4.2011, 18:2
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In this flash lesson, You will learn how to create cool morning breaks photo effect. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. This effect can be used for some simple presentation or for some web banner. Let's start!



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 440 pixels and the height to 263 pixels. Select any color as background color. Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 39 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 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 10,65 and 75 and hit F6 key.

Step 7

While You're still on frame 75, Select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and do like it is shown on the picture below!

Step 8

Select the Selection Tool (V) and clikc once on the photo to select it. Then, go 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 9

Click on the Properties Button. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 5%.

Step 10

Go back on the first frame and repeat the previouse two steps.

Step 11

Select frame 10 and hit F6 key ten times.

Step 12

Go back on frame 11 and hit delete key on the keyboard. Do this also for frame 13,15,17 and 19.

Step 13

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 10 and frame 65 and 75 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.

We're done

Test your animation and enjoy!

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