How To Make a Zoom Blur Transition in After Effects

In this video we show you How To Make a Zoom Blur Transition in After Effects. You may have seen this effect before from YouTubers like Sam Kolder and TaylorCutFilms as well as prominent filmmakers such as Leonardo Dalessandri. These filmmakers have popularized the highly effective zoom blur transition and have perfected the ways to use it for maximum visual impact.

This effect is achieved by creating an adjustment layer over two clips and keyframing an increased scale. By removing the compositions natural shutter angle and manually setting it to 180, you tell After Effects to give automated motion realistic motion blur. Finally, using the motion tile effect can help to get rid of any black boarders around your footage.

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