Making Smooth Zooms with Keyframes and the Curve Editor

Zooms are great way to add some dynamic motion and momentum to your edits.

But basic keyframes might not look good enough for you.

By exploring the curve editor in DaVinci Resolve, you’ll be able to smooth out your zooms and have better control over your motion.

You can also apply zooms and keyframes to an adjustment layer to apply to

In this video from That Davinci Project, you’ll learn about:

  • 00:24 – Making the Keyframes
  • 00:51 – Curves or Spline Editor
  • 01:41 – How to Ease In and Out
  • 03:03 – How to Smooth Zoom Into a Subject
  • 05:54 – Adjusting the Curves/Splines
  • 07:52 – Easing In/Out From Inspector
  • 08:41 – How to Smooth Zoom from Subject to Subject
  • 17:09 – How to Add Motion Blur

If you’re looking for a tool to help you create effects like this quickly, check out MrAlexTech’s Magic Animate.

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