Text behaviors in Apple Motion tutorial

Behaviors are one of the great features in Apple Motion. It allows me to create complex animations that can be applied to several properties and formats of text layers.

In this tutorial I cover the following topics:

What are Text behaviors?

How are they different from regular behaviors?

Different types of behaviors

Using Text behaviors

Applying text behaviors

Adjusting text behaviors

Modifying text behaviors

Duplicating text behaviors

Retiming text behaviors

Creating a custom text behavior

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Traveling with video equipment

Filming in other countries- Mexico

This will be a series of different posts depending on where Im traveling.  This year Im traveling to Mexico, Canada, and Thailand.  Im going to try and work on my reel, learn about filming, and generally see and capture as much as I can while out and about.  I’ll be talking the Following topics for each country:

  • Where Am I going?
  • What am I doing?
  • What am I bringing?
  • What did I want to bring but didn’t?
  • Why didn’t I bring it?
  • Customs/Duties/ laws
  • Challenges
  • Tips
  • Conclusions

So let’s get started

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Run and Gun with the Atomos Assassin and Sony a7s

 

 

What works and what doesn’t

The Sony a7s and Atomos Assassin are a great combo when shooting together. Though some might say the a7s ii is a better camera because of internal 4k I say yes and no.  While its true the a7s ii can record 4k internally it does so in a more compressed lossy format.  Theres just no way around that.  Being a newer camera it is also priced more than the a7s.  Because I wanted a high quality signal in 4k without having to buy an Black magic Ursa (which is heavy and media is still expensive!) I still stick by my decision of of picking up the assassin and a7s.  Recently I was in Mexico and decided it was a great opportunity to test my equipment overseas and see how it performs as well as see if I could make a kit that was versitile and easy to work with.

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