Tracking a moving car question


#1

I have a few shots I need tracked for a commercial i’m finishing, and I’m having difficulty getting the results I need. Shot set up is this: Shooting 4K on a GH4, camera is mounted via 3 positioned car mounts to the camera car, I’m shooting a vehicle following the camera car, maintaining reasonable consistent distance.

I want to “Lock” down the front of the car as motionless as possible… similar to some of the Kia shots being used in their commercials. When I pull a track from around the grille, it gets there about 90% but there is still motion and not locked down. Obviously shooting 4K I have more than enough room for the HD spot… but how can I get to that “Perfectly Still” look I need?


#2

You might need to use adjust track to make the lockdown perfect.

http://www.imagineersystems.com/videos/mocha-adjusttrack-and-insert-tools/

However, if there are image artifacts like motion blur in the front grill, while you can lock that down, the moition blur will pulse because it’s a totally different image.

 

If you have any questions, please let me know and I will be happy to help you.