- May 20, 2020 at 12:19 am
I am working on solo gtr video which was done over time, against a blank wallbackground; w a tripod mounted camera (without any operator).; however in some of the segments, the subject image takes up too much of the screen.
Is there a way to copy the wall background and expand it, so that the subject is now smaller and room width and height are increased? This way , segmented clips will look more consistent, compares to the ones where the room width is wider.?
Also this may enable zooms on the subject.
Thank you Ray
- May 20, 2020 at 12:48 pm
Is the subject cut-off at any time in the shot?
You can either use After Effects or try to do a mask in FCPX and scale the back.
It might not match so you need to plan on either scaling them all to match or replace entirely.
I would honestly do all this in AE.
- May 20, 2020 at 6:55 pm
Thank you. The subject is in the same position throughout ; i,think i understand the solution on AE . I will try and figure it out; i am primarily a musician and just learning the editing software. Could i send some screen shots or a short clip of another issue? I was in shooting in a room w unfinished sheetrocking and there are splotches on the walls are two different colors showing. I see now the only solution is to mask the subject (me playing,the gtr in sitting position from basically chair up…… i heard there is some kind of motion sensor that could take a basic mask and compensate for the motion of the head and arms in playing the gtr, that would eliminate having to go frame by frame precision mask?
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