Setting up a stabilization


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Setting up a stabilization

If you have access to the Exercise Files that came with this course, open up the project file, AEA_Tracking and Keying.aep. If instead, you are following along using our book After Effects Apprentice 2nd Edition, open up Lesson_09.aep. Over in the Project panel, inside the Comps folder is a composition named 01-Stabilization*starter, double-click that to open it. I'm going to start you off with a simple motion stabilization challenge. I am going to press 0 on the numeric keypad to RAM Preview, or if you don't have access to an extended keyboard, you go ahead and click on the RAM Preview button over here in the far right of the Preview panel.

This is some stock footage of wildebeests walking across the landscape, but you'll notice that the shot is bouncing up and down. If you're not quite sure about the motion, put your mouse over something that should be stable, like these clouds, and see how they move in relation to your stable cursor. That will show up any stabilization ...

Setting up a stabilization
Video duration: 2m 57s 3h 22m Intermediate Updated Dec 12, 2012

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Setting up a stabilization provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keying

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Video
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After Effects
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