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fourd
03-21-2003, 05:42 PM
Well, I just finished creating my camera rig for my animation I'm working on. So I thought, I would not be my greedy self and share it with you fellow LW'rs in here. It is complete with multiple nulls for specific purposes, and all controlled wioth a master slider bank. The camera target is not part of the slider rig, so you can move it independently.

Here's a screen shot

http://www.thebrycechronicles.com/four_d/downloads/4d_camera_rig.jpg

And here is the download scene.
http://www.thebrycechronicles.com/four_d/downloads/4d_camera_rig.zip

Enjoy. And if you have any tips on how to make it even better, let me know. I didn't want to use IK, just cause I don't like it.

sebek27
03-21-2003, 06:22 PM
thanks !

oxygen_77
03-21-2003, 06:47 PM
Wow, I never really thought about setting up a rig for the camera... usually I just target a null and control the rest by setting envelopes and checking the render at specific frames. Really cool! Thanks!

Mangled Poly
03-21-2003, 07:46 PM
really cool thanks for the free rig!

CTRL+X
03-21-2003, 08:12 PM
Thanks TF

Awesome work!!!!

fourd
03-21-2003, 08:20 PM
Thanks everyone. I came up with the idea after rendering out a 16sec animation in radiosity over night to discover I had some jerky camera movement in it. So I came up with a rig to help me control it better.

Remember, you can adjust all the slider values to accomadate your needs.

Here's a DivX 5.02 render of the rig in action. Really nice smooth shots.

http://thebrycechronicles.com/four_d/downloads/camrig.avi

proton
03-21-2003, 08:41 PM
WOW! great idea.....thanx!

aurora
03-21-2003, 08:47 PM
That is such a cool idea. After seeing this it makes me wonder why I always fought certain camera motions in my scenes and never thought to build a rig for it. This brings up all kinds of new ideas. Speaking of which, hmm, light rigging. Gotta go home, must needs play!

fourd
03-21-2003, 08:50 PM
That's one thing that is great about the LW community here at CGTalk. Everyone has an idea, and will share it in one form or another.

I can't believe though that no one has thought of this before..Cripes, I'm still another LW newbie:cool:

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