The 'Pan Behind' Tool – Basic project setup
Basic project setup
For our sample project, we’ll create a composition that simulates a magnify on a layer, in this case magnifying the words on a fictitious newspaper, using a mask, two layers and a simple Expression. (You can download my sample project by clicking here.)
To do this, we’ll have two layers on top of a black canvas: a newspaper layer at reduced size (“newspaperbg”) and a magnified duplicate of the newspaper layer in the foreground (“newspaperforeground”).
To my foreground layer I’ll add my elliptical mask and feather the mask by 10 pixels.