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Animations can be created within Photoshop. For example, you can create time lapsephotography, animated GIFs such as logos, Flash videos and QuickTime movies. Theanimating process involves setting the changes (or keyrames) is separate layers thenturning layers on or o in rames that can be inserted in the ANIMATION panel.
Time Lapse Photography
A popular photographic eect is to take photos o the same place at dierent times o theday to show the changes in activity and light that have occurred. For example, photos o a city can be taken at intervals through the day which capture the daytime activities, rushhour and the lights coming on at sunset.
A Loading the Sample Photo
A sample photo has been prepared or you. The exposure o the photo will be altered tosimulate the sun going down.1 Load Photoshop or close the current fles and select OPEN rom the FILE menu.2 Access the PScs4 SUPPORT FILES, open the CHAPTER 20 older and load the fle: Time Lapse3 We could open multiple copies o the photo taken at dierent times and drag eachinto the one fle, but altering the exposure will be adequate to demonstrate theprocess.
Creating the Layers
1 In the LAYERS panel drag theBACKGROUND layer over the CREATEA NEW LAYER icon to duplicate thelayer.