What is Ken Burns Effect?
Ken Burns effect is a type of panning and zooming effect used in the production of videos. This type of effect is mainly used to create documentaries. It gives an illusion of motion to otherwise still digital image. It helps the filmmaker to maintain interest in their videos.
Origin of the term Ken Burns Effect
This effect is named after American documentarian, Ken Burns. He uses this effect in his work heavily.
The usage of this term started with Apple. They renamed the pan and zoom effect after Ken Burns. They added this feature to their iHome, making this term popular with all its users.
How can Ken Burns Effect be achieved?
Ken Burns effect can be created by using a rostrum camera which is used to animate still pictures or object. This effect can now be easily achieved by using online video makers.