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Old 04-17-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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PFTrack Beginner

I am new to PFTrack and trying to matchmove a scene, but I am having trouble. It is not the typical pan-shot shown in tracking demos. It is of a motorcycle rider with the camera following from the front.

I canít show the footage but it is very similar to the shot at 1:48 of this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEtRtIvpIZA

The difference with my footage though is that: it is at night so the contrast (value or edges) isnít that great or consistent and the headlights cause a glare that gets in the way of the tracker.

For the moment, I have been trying out the standard Auto Track method. Only 1/3 of the footage camera solves because that 1/3 is where the lighting and contrast gets better for the moment.

Any tips on how to approach this?

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Old 04-18-2013, 08:13 PM   #2
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do a lot of manual trackers and try to precices as you can be
 
Old 04-20-2013, 04:43 PM   #3
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Thanks, Michael. At minimum though, how many trackers do you think I need at least to get a good camera solve?
 
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