Learn How to create fully 3D water reflections using the simple technique in this tutorial.
The author, Jan Mika, will show you How to track the footage and export the After Effects camera into 3DS Max, where He will show you how to create the scene, lights and materials, all from scratch. Once complete, the final compositing will be done in After Effects again. You will be able to create your own 3D reflections after viewing this tutorial. And not only for water surfaces.
Software: 3DS Max, After Effects
Plugins: Camera tracker, Frischluft DOF
Create 3D Water Reflections using After Effects & 3ds Max