Simple photo transformation

Date: 24.4.2008, 20:30    Total views: 46606

In this thoroughly explained, detailed lesson made for Flash, I will show you how to create a really cool photo transformation, using a two photos. This lesson is so easy for create and you don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. You can use this photos transformation for any banner, photo presentation...



Step 1

First of all, find two photos (same dimensions) somewhere which you like to use for this lesson.

Step 2

Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the dimensions of your document as the dimensions of picture . Select white color as background color.Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 30 and click ok. See the picture below.



Step 3

Choose File > Import > Import to Stage (Shortcut key: Ctrl+R) and import the first photo into a flash stage.

Step 4

While the first photo is still selected, press F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this photo into a Movie Clip Symbol.



Step 5

Click after that on frame 15 and press F6 key.

Step 6

Then, go back on the first frame and take the Selection Tool (V). Then, click once on the photo to select it. After that, Select Filters tab from the left side. Click after that on the plus icon and select the Glow filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 7

Choose right-click anywhere on the gray area between the frame 1 frame 15 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.See the picture below.



Step 8

Create a new layer above the layer 1 (layer 2).

Step 9

Click on frame 15 of layer 2 and press F6 key. After that, while you're still on frame 15, choose again File > Import > Import to Stage (Shortcut key: Ctrl+R) and import the another photo into a flash stage.

Step 10

While the picture is still selected, press again F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert this photo also into a Movie Clip Symbol.

Step 11

Click after that on frame 30 and 35 and press F6 key.

Step 12

While you're still on frame 35, take the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the photo. After that go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Do this also for frame 30.

Step 13

Choose right-click anywhere on the gray area between the frame 15 and 30, and frame 30 and 35 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.



We're done (Test your Movie).

Have a nice day!

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