Long time lurker and reader - first time poster. I'm trying to create trace the path of a golf ball as seen in this image:
I've been using trapcode 3d and have gotten some decent results but it doesn't look as polished. The biggest issue I'm running into is having the opacity change if/when the paths cross. Another issue is having the speed of the trace match the speed of the ball, but that just might require more thought out keyframes.
Here's also a video of the shot tracers I'm trying to create: