Correcting tracking drift


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Correcting tracking drift

Now that the target has been tracked, the Stabilize view has revealed some drift in the tracking data. Fortunately, the Planar Tracker node has some elegant tools for correcting the drift. Watching this right-hand corner here, you see how it's drifting out at end of the shot, whereas at the beginning of the shot, it's right on target, so let's fix that. We'll stop the playhead, we'll go to the last frame, making sure we have our Planar Surface on, our Planar Surface adjusting tools, and our grid. Come down here, and we'll grab that point, and pull it over to line it back up where it belongs.

Notice, it turned cyan. So we now have three colors for the Planar Surface: cyan for a keyframe, blue for a track frame, and jumping to the first frame, yellow for the reference frame. Now when I scrub through the playhead, you can see the drift is gone. Okay, back to Frame 1. Now that we have some tracking data we believe in, let's use it to track an element onto the face o...

Correcting tracking drift
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Correcting tracking drift provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Wright as part of the Nuke 6.3 New Features

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