Join Lee Lanier for an in-depth discussion in this video Tracking features with the CameraTracker, from The Foundry, part of VFX Techniques: Building Replacement with After Effects.
We've spent some time building up the BuildStreet composite in anticipation of…adding a new building.…We are now ready to move on and prepare some 3D tracking data.…Now we do have a 3D tracker set up in the first composite using the built-in…camera tracker inside After Effects.…However, we're going to use a new plug -in to create some new data, this is…written by the Foundry.…So let me go ahead and set the composition first and then we'll talk about that.…I'll make a new comp, make sure it's the same resolution, frame rate, and the…duration as the previous ones, I am going to call this FoundryCameraTracker,…click OK and then drop a new version of the street into this.…
The effect is under Effect> The Foundry>CameraTracker.…Now the camera tracker is a plug-in which does not come with the standard…version of After Effects.…However you can download a trial to give it a try or of course you can purchase it.…Now if you don't have access to this or don't want to install it, you can…actually get similar results with a built- in camera tracker right inside After Effects.…
Learn how to track the footage with the Adobe After Effects 3D Camera Tracker, replace areas such as the sky, rotoscope moving elements such as buildings and cars, and integrate a digital matte painting so it gains appropriate shifts in perspective and scale. You'll also apply color-grading techniques and learn how to fabricate reflections. The course also covers an alternative motion-tracking workflow with the Foundry CameraTracker plugin.
- Using the After Effects 3D Camera Tracker
- Applying tracking data to 3D layers
- Constructing and refining motion graphics
- Keying out the sky
- Rotoscoping to remove and save features
- Using the Foundry CameraTracker plugin
- Creating reflections
- Color grading