Refining the result of the stabilization effect


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Refining the result of the stabilization effect

The initial results with Warp Stabilizer can seem so seamless and almost magical, you might easily overlook the fact that you do have options to tune and customize that result. Let's take a look at some of the features in the Warp Stabilizer effect to do just that. If we compare the before and after on this shot, and we can do that just by toggling the effect on and off, you will see that the shot is scaled quite a bit. In fact, if we look over here in the effect you will see that the Auto-scale value is a little bit over 115%.

In the visual effects world that's often considered a no-no. You're really not supposed to scale up a shot at all, and if you do, you generally try to avoid scaling it up more than a few percentage points. However, in this case, the tradeoff might be worth it. You might not notice the shot getting particularly soft and you certainly would notice if it's bouncy. But is there a compromise point? Well, certainly there is. Let's take a look at some of...

Refining the result of the stabilization effect
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Refining the result of the stabilization effect provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Mark Christiansen as part of the After Effects CS5.5 New Features

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