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Can you stick an effect to the movie, while panning?

Posted: Sat, 22nd Nov 2008, 9:56pm

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FXhomer52636

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Hey everybody,

I have the 'vision lab demo' and a SD video camera.

*can you change the format from 'MOD/ SE/ SD' to 'avi/ mov' or should I download the 'effects lab demo'?

*can you stick an effect to the movie, while panning, or does the effect stay stuck on one part of the screen, exactly in the same spot.
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[..........E.] [..........E.]
[.............] [.............]
[.........l...] [.l...........]
[........lll..] [.lll..........]
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if your panning from left to right I don't want the effect (E) stuck on one part of the screen like above. I want it to stay stuck on one part of the actual picture not the computor screen. For e.g the (E) is the effect and the l is the mountain, so if the effect (E) was a sun. I don't want lll it to follow the screen. I want it to follow the mountain!


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[..........E.] [..E.........]
[.............] [.............]
[.........l...] [..l...........]
[.........lll..] [.lll..........]
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Posted: Sat, 22nd Nov 2008, 11:23pm

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spydurhank

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f x home products don't have motion tracking but in your example, you can move the sun element with key frames "animate it" that takes some time depending on how long your shot is but one thing i use to by pass that is take a wide shot that shows all the footage and in vision lab i animate the quad giving the scene the appearance of a panning camera move so you have to plan your shot out in advance and yes the effect stays on the screen and doesn't follow the camera movement. hope that helps.
Posted: Sun, 23rd Nov 2008, 1:41am

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Axeman

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Yes, you can animate any effect. If you use a lens flare, in this case, it will even alter the angle accurately as the effect moves in relation to the flare. As was mentioned though, there are no motion tracking abilities in the program, so you'll want to have some point of reference in the frame to facilitate smooth tracking.

Please do not post more than one thread with the same question. Duplicates will be deleted. Also, please post VisionLab support questions in the VisionLab support forum, not the EffectsLab forum. I've moved them to the appropriate spot. Thank you.
Posted: Sun, 23rd Nov 2008, 9:33am

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spydurhank

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good call Axeman
Posted: Sun, 23rd Nov 2008, 11:18pm

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Qbeck

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Is there anyway, after finishing the shot, we can animate the enitre field of view? that would get rid of having to render again just for motion