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How to handle extreme dynamic range in a vocalist? [closed]

Just finished a tracking session with a singer who has a huge dynamic range. This musician is otherwise very professional, and is a joy to have in the studio, and I'm not in any way criticizing her. ...
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Motion capture and 3D model formats

I have a light background in CAD and modelling, and I want to use some virtual sets with motion capture. I'm trying to determine what program/platform my next 3D model should use if I want to work ...
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Best and easiest way to remove tracking markers from green screen video

I have this video : From which I want to remove all tracking markers (black and blue tracking markers). I tried to use After Effects through Mocha and Content-aware-...
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What kind of camera do I need to record a moving object in order to do motion tracking?

I have a few markers that I use to make augmented reality pictures for DIY projects. It's working fine when the camera is fixed. Now I would like to use them on a moving object to do basic motion ...
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Is it possible to track continue motion tracking on another point in After Effects CC?

I have green screen footage and have about 4 points on the green screen but sometimes the actor moves and hide the points. He will hide all point but not at the same time. Is it possible to motion ...
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Tracking in Premiere Pro: Keep an object in a zoomed-in video in place

I am working with Premiere Pro and am trying to use tracking to keep an object in frame. I'm zooming in on a video that has a moving object; in this case it's the neck of a guitar. Because the ...
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Is it possible to set more than one motion tracking point in After Affects CS6 at the same time

Is it possible to set more than one motion tracking point in After Affects CS6 at the same time in the same scene? For example one track point closer to our viewpoint, and another one that follows ...
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Zooming in on one layer in After Effects

I desperately need step by step instructions on how to zoom into the child sitting in the window. This composition is an animation, I have a bunch of layers but I specifically want to zoom into the ...
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Cropping a Video based on a motion track

I have some raw footage from a lacrosse game that I filmed and the coach told me to make a video for a collage about a player. Is there a way to crop a video relative to a motion track. I would want ...
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Tracking a person

What program does this kind of tracking and how hard is it to achieve good results? I've seen this done in a lot of vfx breakdowns.
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How to do a camera projection in maya?

I have a video, which I have tracked and solved for camera movement, which I have imported into maya. Now that I have this scene, I would like to do a camera projection on the objects, however, I can ...
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Which is better for tracking?

I have access to a camera that is capable of both 1080p60fps and 4k30fps. Which would be easier to track details? The shot I'm using isn't shaky or anything.
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Track Object in Premiere Pro / After Effects

This may be kind of a beginner question, but how do I track the position of an object inside a video and set another video's position accordingly, so that e.g. a circle will be shown on top of a ...
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How can I do Camera Tracking of turnaround Camera Shot?

Hope you are doing well. I am working on a Slow Motion Video in which Camera is rotating around a person on a dolly. I want to do 3D Camera Tracking of this Shot. I have tried it Using Adobe After ...
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Live Video object tracking

Is there any (Open Source or Low Cost) software that can track x,y position of objects in live video? An example would be tracking the position of a player in a soccer match.
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DaVinci Resolve: Track with points outside of a window

I am completely new both to video editing and DaVinci Resolve 14. I would like to apply stabilization to a clip which has a constantly moving and changing object in the middle. Therefore I only want ...
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How do you solve a difficult camera track?

I've got a tricky camera track to do. Steadicam footage on a stage with a load of musicians and some smoke. After Effects built in tracker is not happy. I've tried masking the musicians out and just ...
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Displaying map overlay in Final Cut Pro

I often see a map overlay in people's driving videos (showing a map in a corner that moves along the street to match the camera location of the main video as they drive through a street). How do I ...
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How to mask everything except eyes?

I have a video containing a single person facing the camera. I would like to black-out everything in this video except for a small rectangular box around the person's eyes. I'm sure there are many ...
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How to realistically add planet in the sky using 3d camera tracker and avoid overlapping with objects in the foreground?

Quick summary of what I want to create with AE: I have a drone shot and I want to add a realistic planet in the sky/horizon by using 3d Camera Tracker in After Effects. What I want: While flying past ...
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What are these black tapes in green screening?

In some 'making of' green screening videos, I saw these black tapes on the actors. What are these for?
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After Effect: Create Stroke from Motion Track Path

In After Effect, I tracked a moving object in my Video with the Motion Tracker. There I got Keyframes, which I want to use. Now, I would like to show the path of my object in the Video. I thought to ...
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Setting track points from Mocha to a solid makes it very small

I'm a newbie to all of this so please bare with me. I am following this tutorial. After tracking the movement with Mocha the tracking data is copied to AE. If I copy the data and past it onto a ...
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Tracking in After Effects

After tracking camera and clicking on one of the tracker points, I added "null and camera" then I attached a picture to it. So I want the picture to be steady in a place when I move my recording ...
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Warp points binding in After Effects

I need to do an effect In After Effects, and this it: Imagine I have a video of a dotted ball and another one with a talking mouth. I want the ball have the talking mouth, but in way that whenever the ...
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Parent Pick Whip Not Showed On Effect Transform Keyframing

I wanted to parent the effect transform expression to the tracking motion (null object) When I saw the tutorials.. it showed me to click and drag the pick whip, but on my after effects there are no ...
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proper handling of tracking masks in Premiere

I’m using the current version, 12.0.0 “Haberdasher” on 64-bit Windows. The auto-tracking feature did not do anything. I suspect that it only looks at the content of the clip it appears in, rather ...
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How can I subtly blur a car plate?

I need to blur out a car plate on a scene. I already tracked the plate with Mocha and used a mask with Camera Blur but the result is anything but subtle. Everything else on screen is on focus and ...
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Motion and shape tracking in After Effects CS5.5

My footage consists of someone with black sunglasses moving his head tilting slowly back and forth. The glass of the sunglasses is visible in the footage. In the beginning the head is tilted back, the ...
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Drawing a line over video that is camera tracked

Complete noob here with After Effects but I feel I am so close of achieving it yet... I am trying to draw a line using the pen tool and get this line to follow along with the camera movements. ...
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How can I link a mask path to a track null?

Well, I'm trying to make an airplane explosion scene, and I need to make a mask, because the airplane is behind some trees, I made the mask, but how can I link the mask path to the tracking null? Can ...
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Keying + Tracking onto Tablet/Smartphone with Green Screen Display in Adobe Premiere or After Effects

I shot a commercial and in the commercial we have people holding an ipad or iphone and the screen of the devices were green like the pics below. Now I have to overlay some UI/UX from apps and web ...
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Can I move an imported camera track in Maya without manually changing 500+ keyframes?

I have a match-moved camera track from Nuke but it's in the wrong place in my scene/environment, is it possible to select the camera's track and manipulate it without having to manually edit the 501 ...
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How can I improve my tracking and manual focusing of fast moving subjects? (using a hybrid mirrorles camera)

Context I'm a videography beginer. I am an experienced enthusiast photographer. I am trying to move into wildelife videography as a hobby. My aim at this stage isn't to create full peices but just to ...
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Moving clip with green screen

I'm working on a project that is using an old "film roll" as a base for it: I want to have different clips for each color, and I plan on moving the film to the left, but I want to somehow scale the ...
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After Effects: Strange motion tracking problem

I've tested this on numerous videos: whenever I try to track motion in a video, the track point just flys straight up.. no matter how many different ways I've tried it, it also does this. I've linked ...
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Attach image to layer with tracking mask

I have a two layers. First is the an image (PNG) Second is a video And i want to "attach" first layer to region on the video and track that (just like mosaic effect with mask and tracking work). ...
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Auto detect and auto pan to ball in video

I'd like to set up a 4K video camera in the corner of a soccer field and just let it record. Afterwards I'd like to use a video editor to zoom into a smaller (1080) area where the ball is and auto pan ...
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Add a "CallOut" that follows an object with a line in DaVinci Resolve

I spend many of hours, getting this, done, but I never succeeded: In a video with rather small moving objects I wanted to have a "Call Out" (i.e. a text label with a line leading to the ...
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stabilizing a sequence shot that moves along a path

which is the best method for stabilizing a Ronin hand held sequence shot that moves along a path? I'm using DaVinci Resolve and Blender.
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Motion tracking in After Effects 2020 (as well as in 2019) becomes very slow after some time

When I perform motion tracking by 2 points in AE 2020 it starts with good acceptable speed (10-15 fps) and then after about 1000-2000 frames it sometimes become very slow, about 1 fps. The video has ...
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Phone Video + 3D tracking spatial data for compositing?

With all of the AR capabilities of actual phones, I wonder if there is any app to record video with all the spatial data of the camera which lets you export the virtual 3D camera directly from the ...
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How to track zoom location?

I'm trying to track an object. How can I keep the tracked object centered when I zoom? I have After Effects and Premiere Pro, but I prefer a Premiere Pro solution if it's possible. It's much faster ...
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Tracking mask in Davinci Resolve

Video editing n00b here. I have a clip where a person touches a screen with an access card. I want the screen to be red before it is touched, and green after. I've used a PlanarTracker node to track ...
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PfTrack: Exchange Projects to different machine?

Is it possible to take a project created in pftrack and transfer it to a different machine that also runs pftrack? So far, the documentation I found via google was quite poor, I also couldn't find ...
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How to face track a 3d model

So say I build a 3d character's head how can I use real face motions to manipulate the 3d model face details, so for example if I raise an eyebrow it will cause the 3d character to raise an eyebrow.
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How can I merge multiple solves from boujou to fusion 8

I've been trying to camera solve a specific video file in boujou but everytime I solve it, I get multiple solves. I looked up some tutorials but it seems they use footages that are smooth and high fps ...
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Standard software for producing video with AR effect

What is a standard tool to make videos that contain AR effect? I am very impressed with this movie because (a) it tracks the camera position of 3D coordinates smoothly and (b) gadgets of Mac OS are ...
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Effect that detects white object throughout entire video and blurs it, without manually running tracking mask?

Is there a way to track an easily identifiable white object that appears in every frame of a video and apply an effect like blur to the space it occupies for every frame that it appears? In Adobe ...
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Good technique to superimpose face into moving character in AfterEffects?

I'm going to direct a music video for my band (I have experience in film production, direction and some video post-production) and I want to achieve the following effect: Film the singer at a high ...
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