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Benjamin Disinger
Rotational tracking fix
on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:28:48 am

I have a rotational tracking shot that I need smoothed out because it's jumpy with a few stops and starts.

I've tried stock stabilizers such as the CS6 Warp Stabilizer as well as SmoothCam, but they don't correct manual errors like this.

Here's the shot:
password is dust

The dolly grip was unable to give me a smooth move, so I have a crucial shot that is somewhat jerky.

I thought I could zoom in and manually control the move, compensating for the timing of the stops and starts, but I can't get around the fact that the background stops moving behind the actor and it comes off looking bad.

Do you have any ideas on how to fix this?

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Stefan Hinze
Re: Rotational tracking fix
on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:10:50 pm


first thing on my mind ist to rotoscope him out, replace the BG (maybe you can fix yourself a cleanPlate), and animate the BG smothly back in.
The starts and stops donĀ“t look so bad/big on the supject.

Hope this helps!

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