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08 August 2011, 04:47 PM
So i imported boujou tracking into AE. I want to connect Particular to one of these points. But no matter what i try, the emitter stays in the same place and doesnt move with the null object

What to do about this?
Thanks in advance.

08 August 2011, 08:14 AM
How did you connect the emitter with your null-object?

08 August 2011, 08:36 AM
Well, i finally copied the position of the Null object and pasted that onto the emitters position. That seems to work, but offcourse you have the Z depth with footage behind it. You have to mask out some parts and work with the Z emitter size.

Maybe you have other suggestions?

Thanks for your answer.

08 August 2011, 09:28 AM
As long as you get the result you're after, every solution is fine.

Usually I link the emitter to a null via expressions.

I don't quiet understand what you are saying about z depth and emitter size.
When you place your footage under the Particular layer, there should be no problem.
Maybe you can explain your problem a little bit more.

08 August 2011, 09:40 AM
Well, the emitter is at a certain Z depth, but in the footage i have obstacles(cars) in front of that z depth. So i have to mask those cars. Also when the Z emitter size is to big, the particles seem to float over the footage. I hope i say this correct in english.

08 August 2011, 10:19 AM
Ok, now I know what you mean.

Thanks for your explanation.

And good luck with your project of course.

08 August 2011, 03:54 PM
Thanks. Good luck to you too :)

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