Bringing a Photo to Life with 2.5D Parallax

Joe Fellows, Make Productions Founder & Director

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9 Videos (34m)
    • About Me

    • About This Class

    • 2.5D Parallax Overview

    • Choosing the Right Image

    • Preparing Your Image in Photoshop

    • Tips on Animating Your Image

    • Animating Your Image

    • Adding Extra Elements to Your Animation

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Joe Fellows of Make Productions is currently creating some stunning 2.5D Parallax animations on the web and TV. Discover what makes a convincing 2.5D Parallax animation and avoid the mistakes that will cheapen the look of yours. In this class, you’ll learn a step-by-step process for taking a still photograph and treating it in order to make a beautiful moving image. You’ll learn the fundamentals of what makes a successful 2.5D Parallax animation as well as a range of insider tips and tricks. This class is perfect for motion graphics designers, VFX artists, photographers and filmmakers. You will need a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.

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very well explained. I can't wait to add this technique into my photography bussines.
love this tutorial.
Nice lesson. Thanx a lot! Exactly what I needed





Joe Fellows

Make Productions Founder & Director

I studied at London’s Chelsea and Camberwell College of Arts, where I specialised in short films and animation. This has provided the foundation for my work in Motion Graphics and broadcast design and now at Make Productions. I have enjoyed directing and animating branding projects, title sequences and idents for clients including Channel 4, BBC, H&M and charities such as Shelter ,Cancer Research and United Way.