Tutorial by: Gaëtan Boutet
We've seen this effect several times before, but it's usually quite a process to re-create in After Effects. Gaetan Boutet introduces us to the VoluMax Pro plugin, which creates this 3D effect from any 2D photo! It creates stunning results, and may be a good solution to create this dynamic effect.
From the instructor:
VoluMax Pro - 3D Photo Animato - $55 USD
Learn how to transform and animate a 2D portrait picture in 3D by using After Effects and VoluMax Pro template.
Create professional quality 2.5D effects on your photos by using After Effects and Photoshop and applying a realistic 3D displacement effect. VoluMax is a photo animator tool for After Effects with professional results. The simplest solution on the market to turn your pictures into 3D animations. No clean Plate / No imprecise masks / No plugin / No complex documentation HOW DOES IT WORK? Choose a picture then paint a black & white depth map in After Effects or Photoshop. White for the foreground and black for the background. (Video Tutorial Included) Now grab the controller and move in real time! Modify parameters and effects to enhance your creations with flares, particles, depth of field… and more. The gray values of your painting added to camera and effects will produces high quality 3D animations. No need to be an expert ! 7/7 MAIL CUSTOMER SUPPORT Over 40 min of Video Tutorials included with Case Studies, Tips. 4K Ultra Sharp Resolution / No Plugin required After Effects CS 5.5 and Above