Motion Tracking: Adding Text to Footage, Part 03: Adding 3D Text, Lighting, and Compositing

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Instructor Joseph Herman

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In this video, we’ll add 3D text to the scene, match the lighting with the background, create reflections, add shadows, render and composite in After Effects.

You will start our series on motion tracking with a shot of a patch of grass in Washington Square Park.You’ll also create reflections by applying a panoramic image of a park to a sky object, create lighting to match the background, add shadows, and set up multipasses for rendering. When it’s all done you’ll composite it all in After Effects where you’ll also matte out the pole in the beginning of the shot.