Tracking footage


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Tracking footage

In this video we're going to use the Camera Tracker to track our desk here. And this scene is going to be a little different than the previous video, because in this scene the camera was actually locked down on a tripod. That gives After Effects a slightly different bit of math to figure out. So to show you what I'm talking about, let's go ahead and apply the Camera Tracker to our layer. Now in the last video we just right- clicked on the layer and said Track Camera, but this time let's go up to Animation > Track Camera.

There's always more than one way to do things in After Effects. If we look in our Effects controls, you can see that the footage is being analyzed. Now since we've already went over some of these in the previous video, let's jump down to the Advanced section. Here under the Solve Method, After Effects usually does a really good job of guessing exactly which method to use, and that's why most of the time I just leave it on Auto Detect. But ...

Tracking footage
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Tracking footage provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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