After Effects has the ability to turn any layer into a 3-D layer, allowing you to spin and move the layers, cameras, and lights—just like a 3-D application. After Effects has many detailed camera and light controls to create realistic 3-D motion. Even though you can't import primitive shapes or extrusions, you can do many things to fool the eye with photographic shapes cut out from Photoshop layers and rendered in a 3-D scene in After Effects.
Basic 3-D Layers in Motion Animation with a Camera in Motion Duplicating Layers in Motion
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