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Amitay Leopold
how to: "camera lock" effect? h-e-l-p
on Aug 3, 2016 at 12:41:06 pm

Hi everyone,

I need some technical help on how to:
I have an idea for a video, which is shooting someone playing the guitar and adjusting some anchor points(say his hand) with a green dot, and lock the dot or any other object with the green dot to a specific position in the comp. which will cause the object to stay where i wanted it to be, and the video will follow it.

For example: https://vimeo.com/9322991

All the best,
Leopold


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Dave LaRonde
Re: how to: "camera lock" effect? h-e-l-p
on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:25:29 pm
Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:37:30 pm

I like the ball bounces -- the ball never hits the floor. The physics of the bounces are close, but not spot-on. Not to mention that the whole thing runs slowly. If you ask me, there's a lot that's fishy going on in that shot.

Where'd it come from? Who's trying to snow you into thinking they tracked that ball? I don't think they're being 100% forthright about what went into the shot.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Kalle Kannisto
Re: how to: "camera lock" effect? h-e-l-p
on Aug 4, 2016 at 7:54:54 am

With that much motion, the ball was probably manually tracked frame by frame and then the shot stabilized around it, enlarged so that the the frame edges are not showing.


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