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Andrew_1957 [Avatar]
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Recording musicians a lot I use the Zoom In effect in my videos

My only criticism of it, is whilst it zooms in lovely on the video track, when the effect ends it instantly goes back to the full frame not always giving an acceptable result in my eyes.

Is there any way of tweaking this effect so that you have it running as zoom in ....pause.... zoom out back to the original full frame at the same sort of speed it zoomed in originally


There is a Zoom Out effect but that is not what I am looking for as it has borders and so on, and doesnt do the above.

I just would like a gradual zoom in then gradual zoom back out


Thanks in hope
Andrew
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I also Need For this=))
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No, the zoom effect cannot be tweaked.
But a better solution: "Zooming in" ist a very exciting expression for scaling the clip higher than 1.000.
So double click the clip, set a keyframe for "Scale", go to the timepoint of the highest zoom-factor, set a keyframe for "Scale" and scale to the desired value. Set as many keyframes as you want and scale to the value and on the end of the effect, set a keyframe for "Scale" and set the scale value to 1.000. Set "Ease in" and "Ease out" to smoothen the zooming a little.
I think, thats better than an effect and of course you can set also keyframes for "Position" and 'zoom' into the clip where you want.
Or even easier, do it with keyframes in the edit window.

Some tiome ago, I made a video. It's about "cropping and zooming", but it shows, how it can be done.



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Quote No, the zoom effect cannot be tweaked.
But a better solution: "Zooming in" ist a very exciting expression for scaling the clip higher than 1.000.
So double click the clip, set a keyframe for "Scale", go to the timepoint of the highest zoom-factor, set a keyframe for "Scale" and scale to the desired value. Set as many keyframes as you want and scale to the value and on the end of the effect, set a keyframe for "Scale" and set the scale value to 1.000. Set "Ease in" and "Ease out" to smoothen the zooming a little.
I think, thats better than an effect and of course you can set also keyframes for "Position" and 'zoom' into the clip where you want.
Or even easier, do it with keyframes in the edit window.

Some tiome ago, I made a video. It's about "cropping and zooming", but it shows, how it can be done.



Hatti




Thank you for this Hatti. I will give this a try and see how I get on with it

regards
Andrew
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Quote The FX room has Zoom in and Zoom out, both can be keyframed to alter the movement.



As I mentioned in my initial post I looked at the zoom out FX but I cannot see how it can be edited Keyframe or otherwise to achieve what I wanted

The issues as I found when experimenting were


  • zoom out results in a black border at some point in the action - I just wanted the original zoom in to revert back to the original size frame smoothly by zooming back



If I could lose the bordering it would have been ideal - unless I am missing something on the editing here

Visualise the scenario

Initial frame is Full body
Zoom in Gradually moves in until just the upper half is visible

Zoom out is then required to move back from the upper half to full body frame


thanks anyway
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SUCCESS - I think

I edited the zoom in FX, by adding further timeline keyframe markers, and reducing the H & W ratios back to ZERO


Just going to recheck this in a full video and see if it works
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Yes it is working

Workflow was


Add the Zoom In FX

Select the FX on the timeline

Select Keyframe

Increase the duration to 20 seconds from 10

Added Width and Height keyframe markers at the 20 second point

Reduced these markers to Zero



Running the FX, the image zooms in for the first 10 seconds, then zooms back out again over the next 10


Now all I want to find out if there is anyway of saving this effect without having to do the above each time
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