O'Reilly logo

Digital Compositing with Nuke by Lee Lanier

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 8

 

image

Motion Tracking

Visual effects compositing requires the integration of CG elements, matte paintings, and similar artwork with live-action film or video. Because camera motion is often present, as well as the motion of characters and props, it’s necessary to create corresponding motion paths. In Nuke, you can apply these paths to static elements and thus give them matching movement.

This chapter includes the following critical information:

•   Motion tracking and matchmoving

•   Corner pin tracking

•   Plate stabilization and jitter addition

Motion Tracking Overview

Motion tracking is the process by which the motion of a pattern ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required