Working with the Motion Tracker


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Working with the Motion Tracker

Motion tracking automatically fallows an object in your clip and creates a motion path to which you can attach items so that they can move along with that moving object. Items like words, or clip art, or another video clip, or a video effect. Here is how it works. I am going to start with my daughter Jeanine here going down the zip-line. I am going to follow this motion as she goes down the zip-line. I could do that, I could track that manually using what are called keyframes, but boy oh boy that would be difficult. So, I am going to try to use the Motion Tracking mode to do that.

So I am going to take my Current Time Indicator at the beginning here. Make sure the clip is active and click on this little icon here, the Motion Tracking mode. That opens up this dialog box that says, hey, do you want Auto-Analyzer to track moving objects inside this image? And the answer is almost 100% no, because what it's going to do is it going to see that as I pan my camera, this tree for example, will...

Working with the Motion Tracker
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Working with the Motion Tracker provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Premiere Elements 9 Essential Training

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Video
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