Daily Inspiration

Stabilization and Motion Tracking

There are a lot of different terms used when talking about stabilizing or tracking footage. We'll talk about all of them.

Camera Tracking

Motion tracking is for tracking specific objects in a scene that are moving. Camera tracking is for tracking the actual camera movement in your footage so that you can add things into your scene that appear to match with the camera movement.

The Rotobrush

Rotoscoping and keying.

Lot's of Random Stuff

We're going to talk about a bunch of random things, including: The Wiggler, The Smoother, Motion Sketch, Expressions, Displacement Maps, the Shatter effect and whatever else I can think of.


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