Tracking an Object in PFTrack

Tracking an Object in PFTrack

Sometimes it is necessary to track motion other than the camera’s, for example to replace moving objects in a shot. In this tutorial you are going to track and solve a prop carried by an actor. You will learn how to use the User Track node to manually track an object…

Solving Nodal Pans in PFTrack

Solving Nodal Pans in PFTrack

Nodal pans, where the camera is mounted on a tripod, provide a specific challenge to 3D camera tracking, due to the lack of parallax in the shot. In this tutorial, you will learn what that means when solving your camera, and how to use reference frames in order to…

PFTrack: Geometry Tracking

PFTrack: Geometry Tracking

In this tutorial you are going use PFTrack’s Geometry Track node to track the performance of an actress. Instead of tracking points, the Geometry Track node uses a triangular mesh model of the object that is being tracked. This can be useful when it is not possible or…

PFTrack: Photogrammetry

PFTrack: Photogrammetry

In this tutorial, you will be solving the tutorial clip using PFTrack’s photogrammetry tool set and then add a second camera to the scene. This will be done by creating a point cloud from a set of still images and then automatically solving cameras into the scene…