Join Lee Lanier for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking closer at corner pin tracking, part of VFX Techniques: Crowd Replication with After Effects.
We're going to continue to use Corner Pin Tracking to add another layer to this scene.…And in fact, there's a perfect place for that. If you look closely at the podium, there are…four tape marks here that form a nice rectangle, great place for this type of tracker.…Let me show you what we're going to apply Tracking Data to.…I'm going to go to File > Import file, and grab the Podium Logo which is in the Artwork Folder.…Now even though this logo is very big, as you can see, as I drag it down, that's going…to be bent until it fits in front of the podium through the tracking.…
I'm going to turn it off for now and go back to stabilize and add a new tracker, track motion.…I want this tracker to be Perspective Corner Pin once again, so I get my four Track Points,…I'll move those to the four corners of the podium.…With my first getting a little bit closer, and start to position them, right looks pretty…good, now we can analyze, and there's the motion path, so I'll quickly scrub through…it, looks like they're sticking, that's good, now we can apply this, add a target, make…
- Setting up your project
- Removing camera jitter
- Motion tracking CG renders
- Creating light effects
- Keying with Keylight
- Solving bad matte edges
- Rotoscoping green screen footage
- Color grading to match elements
- Relighting the scene
Skill Level Intermediate
Maya Rendering for After Effects Compositeswith Lee Lanier3h 9m Intermediate
Photorealistic Lighting with Maya and Nukewith Mark Lefitz2h 24m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
Reviewing image sequences4m 13s
2. Tracking and Integrating Renders
3. Working with Greenscreen
4. Color Grading and Rendering
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