How to create an awesome 3D effect on your photos using your phone

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Chrizelle Monique Sta. Cruz
How to create an awesome 3D effect on your photos using your phone

If you spend time on TikTok, or watch a lot of Instagram Reels, you probably see first-hand a lot of the latest photography trends like this fun 3D photo effect.

This effect turns ordinary images into impressive three-dimensional videos, giving them an extra pop of life! Using the mobile app CapCut, you’ll be able to apply this effect in your images and put them together into a video.

Wanna hop on this trend? Here’s an easy step-by-step process that shows you exactly how to do so.

Create a new project and import photos

Download the app, open it, and click on New Project. Select the set of photos that you want to try the effect on. You can upload any amount of photos you want, depending on the length of the song that you want your video to have.

Apply the 3D effect style

Tap on the first image in the timeline and click Edit. Then simply tap on Style in the options bar at the bottom and tap 3D Zoom. Apply the same effect to the rest of the photos in the timeline.


Add some audio

To add music, click on Audio and then Sounds. You may choose from the music gallery provided by CapCut or upload a song from your device.

Set the length of each image

Once you’re done, set the length of each image according to the beat of the music. Ideally, the length of each image is around 0.5-0.8 seconds.

Preview the video and export

You can preview the video to check if all the images have the effect and are set correctly. Then, you can click on the export button in the upper right corner.

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