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Sarah Lewis
stills image wobbling in FCP
on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38:32 am

Hi,
I have imported a stills photo into FCP and done a Ken Burns motion effect on it - just slowly zooming into the photo. When playingit back the black at the edge of the photo looks like it is wobbling at the photo gets bigger - I have also used a flicker filter and de-interlaced the image....any other ideas how I acn recify this.
Many thanks
Sarah


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Chris Tompkins
Re: stills image wobbling in FCP
on Mar 20, 2011 at 12:17:38 pm

Sometimes when you have a really large foto and you scale it way down - it can yield less then perfect results.

Like having an image that is 3200 X 2800 and you put it in a 720X486 timeline and move on it from 12% to 22% or something like that. You can resize the image so you animate in the 80 to 100% range.

What are your sequence settings? What codec are you using?
Format of your stills?

Also, creating a move on stills in motion or AE will yield better results.

Chris Tompkins
Video Atlanta LLC


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ben smallzman
Re: stills image wobbling in FCP
on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:17:55 am

Im not sure how much this will help but you could try feathering the edges of the picture, and then the wobbling may not be visible.


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