Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Quizzler #3 solution: Copying a camera's motion, part of After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keying.
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We have one more Quizzler challenge for you to solve.…We've already done a Close All to get rid of the previous compositions, and…remember your challenge was how to take this handheld camera shot that was…originally against green screen, I will zoom back, composite it over this still…image but rather than stabilizing the green screen shot, how do you impart the…camera motion in that green screenshot on to the background so that the entire…composite has the original camera's movement?…I will type UU to reveal all changes to this layer.…
It has been keyed but I have not yet tracked it.…Well, the solution is, rather than stabilize this shot, instead track it and…apply the results to the background rather than applying them to the same…layer that's tracked.…I will double-click to open it up in the Layer panel, I am going to zoom in so…I can see the tracking dots better, back up to the very beginning of the shot,…and say Track Motion.…Rather than a stabilization, I will track Transforms, I will add Rotation and…
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- Understanding motion stabilization and keying
- Performing a track
- Applying tracking to effects
- Keying with KEYLIGHT
- Replacing images
- Improving the composite
- Garbage masking
- Dealing with interlaced footage