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Bipop Upreti
Compositing/aspect ratio/timelapse
on Mar 24, 2012 at 12:56:20 am

Im have a shot from a CANON 5D shot at 1920 X 1080 30p, that was shot with the tripod locked in.

I also have a a picture that is 2784 X1856 (3:2) aspect ratio.

I need to composite these shots together but something about the aspect ratio is messing everything up. How would you go about matching the two stills, 1 that is 16:9 (1920 X 1080) and another 2784 X1856 (3:2), so they look identical?

Right now when i scale the picture down to 1080 things look more squished than the still that is from the video.

Here is the frame grab of the video shot at 1920 X1080 : http://imgur.com/rpGA2,4KmJJ#1

here is the pic taken from the camera at 2784 X1856 (3:2) scaled down to 1920 X 1080. http://imgur.com/rpGA2,4KmJJ#0

Notice the still is more squished.


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John Cuevas
Re: Compositing/aspect ratio/timelapse
on Mar 24, 2012 at 1:04:57 pm

You don't want to scale down your 2784x1856 to 1920x1080 because that is changing the ratio of the photo. Try using the fit to width command cntl+alt+shift+H. That will scale the picture down to 1920 but keep it's aspect ratio the same.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor
Thinkck.com

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Bipop Upreti
Re: Compositing/aspect ratio/timelapse
on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:19:12 pm

Thank u


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