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Rifle Scopes?

Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 12:48am

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Jrad

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Maybe like the reticules for a rifle?
Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 1:01am

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Axeman

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This would be more of a stock footage solution that a preset. Presets at this point cover various grading options for changing the colors of your footage, and then these effects categories: Optics (for light effects), Neon Light (for lightswords and other light effects), Muzzle Flashes (for, well, muzzle flashes), and Particle Effects. Cross-hairs don't really fit into any of those categories.

Not to say that they can't be done. You can easily import one of the old AlamDV plug-in crosshair overlays and composite it into your footage that way.

[url=http://fxhome.com/alamdv2/plugins/info_cache/plugin252.html[Here is a link[/url] to an old plug-in I created, and there are some others Here and Here.
Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 1:42am

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Jrad

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Ok, thanks!
Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 1:58am

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Zephlon

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If you Have adobe Photoshop You can make your scope in that and save it as a TGA file so you can insert it in your movie. What Video editing program do you have?
Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 2:08am

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Jrad

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Final Cut
Posted: Tue, 10th Jan 2006, 3:36am

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Serpent

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You could just import the cross hair layer in FCP as top layer (transparent.) Just download an Alam plugin and import the tif or whatever into FCP.