Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Analyzing the footage, part of After Effects Guru: Tracking and Stabilizing Footage.
…Let's explore how to use the 3D camera tracker.…One of the first things you're going to need to do, is apply the effect and…start the analysis.…With a piece of footage, you could drop it into a composition.…Let's start here, with this dolly shot.…And I'll drag it onto the new comp icon, and I'll rename this here.…Select a clip.…Now that the footage layer is selected, you have a couple of options.…I'm going to reset my workspace here, so it's in a default layout.…We use the standard workspace, and reset it so all the windows match, but…you might be using.…
One thing you could do is simply right click on the footage, and…you'll see the ability to track the camera or track motion.…However, I want to take advantage of the 3D camera tracker, so…I'm going to make sure to bring up the tracker panel.…This adds it down in the lower right corner.…You'll see here that you have the track camera and…track motion, and what I'd like to do is actually create a virtual camera.…Now, you can access this in other ways by just typing in the word, and…
- Analyzing footage
- Using the 3D camera tracker to stabilize footage
- Choosing and moving a target
- Adding 3D text to a scene
- Tracking an object
- Applying the Warp Stabilizer VFX
- Choosing a stabilization method
- Reducing rolling shutter distortion
- Matching movement
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Using the 3D Camera Tracker
2. Working with Targets
3. Camera Tracker in Action
4. Working with Warp Stabilizer VFX
5. Refining the Warp Stabilizer VFX
6. Using Advanced Options
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