Capturing Motion

During your capture session, make sure the action stays within the camera views. Because only two cameras are used in this chapter, the stage area is limited. Communication with your actor is essential when you're dealing with a limited setup. With two cameras, the actor won't have a lot of space to move in.

Be sure to do several practice runs to ensure good framing. If your field of view is too large, the face and hand markers may be too small in the frame to track. In addition, make sure the cameras are stable and locked down—you don't want them to move even the slightest bit during a performance.

The day of the shoot, take actual measurements of the room and from marker to marker. You'll enter these measurements into the software ...

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