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10-bit footage will look the same as properly shot 8 bit footage, it's how it copes with grading and effects that makes the difference. If you have 10-bit video that's a few stops underexposed you still have a lot of information in the shadows - four times as much information as the 8 bit. You won't see that extra info until you correct the ...
I just found out how to solve my problem. The H.264 codec is the issue, it somehow does not work with it and AE gives you a warning: Output file will be resized from 2085 x 2560 (1.0 PAR) to 2000 x 2000 (1.0 PAR) to meet format constraints. Solution: I went with the MPEG4 codec and it worked as I wanted.
You are interested in blending mode "Difference" You can use it in "Blending mode" of layer, or on masks. UPD: Adding screenshot, as asked Red — Mask Blending Blue — Layer Blending
Personally, I would ditch the usb3 drive for editing. Assuming you can't buy a third drive I would do your setup like this. Do a two drive setup. C: OS and media cache d: (raid) Media, projects, previews and exports. I've always followed the advice here and its worked great for me. ...
Using Photoshop to create vector graphics is a bad idea, as it is just not built for that. Even if you don't use the more sophisticated features of Illustrator, the basic tools such as the pen work somewhat similar to the vector tools in Photoshop. So next time you want to create vector graphics, just work with Illustrator from the start. For your existing ...
To see in wireframe objects, which is parts of effects (like emitter), just put in the scene Null Object and parent your effect point (emitter, etc) to it. After that, to adjust your point, adjust Null Object position. Null Objects are visible in wireframe.
Probably a dumb question, but is your circle the same colour as the rocket? Then it would appear to obscure the rocket... Alternatively - There could be some kind of matte on one of the layers? Click on the Toggle Switches/Modes button at the bottom of the list of layers in the timeline, and see whether any mattes are switched on.
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