first of all thank you for creating Mocha. It has become my favorite tool to use in my arsenal because of its features, stability and that it just works.
I’m working in the latest Mocha Pro on quite a tricky shot and I just wanted to know what the right way is to approach it.
I have a shot of a ball slightly being thrown up and caught again. It has some text on it which should be removed.
So the ball warps, the light changes and we have motion blur, but also a sharp frame which I did the retouch on.
In my ideal world, I track it with the Powermesh, paint a cleanplate, put that in and Mocha figures out the warping, motion blur and light-changes.
But I found that it doesnt work like this. Basically all approaches had one catch.
Remove-Tool - No motion blur
Insert-Tool - No adaptive light on the cleanplate
Stabilize with warp and unwarp - no motion blur and no adaptive light.
So because I was on a tight deadline, I just tracked the cleanplate on top, turned on motion blur on the layer in AE and imitated the light-changes with adjustment-layers and masks, but it looks far from perfect.
I just think, there is a better way because of all those amazing features that Mocha offers.
Just to give you an Idea, here is a screenshot of the base for the cleanplate I took.
How would you guys approach this?