I like to write about different topics, mostly animation. From time to time I answer questions.


  1. Passive vs Dynamic Camera
    05 Dec, 2016
    Passive vs Dynamic Camera
    Let me tell you a bit more about camera work and how to bring it to life by using a video example. What you are going to see is two different camera instances using the exact same 3D animation. The first one, the "passive camera", was rendered in Maya and has no post effects. The second one, "dynamic camera", is the same animation with a magic concoction of my own using Adobe After Effects. The recipe is very simple: 1. Depth of Field. Add an Adjustment Layer above the animation layer. Create
  2. Pendulous Rhythms (part 2): The Perception of Size.
    14 Apr, 2016
    Pendulous Rhythms (part 2): The Perception of Size.
    Several days ago NASA released a picture of the Space Shuttle launch seen from the International Space Station. The amazing image was labeled as “fake” by many, perhaps because the shuttle looks so minuscule, questioning our perception of size and scale. In the real world, we perceive the size of an object by its relationship with the human scale. On the small side of the scale we have coins and paper clips, on the large side we have things like buses and buildings. The same relationship