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Media Composer® 6: Part 2—Effects Essentials by Greg Staten

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Tracking and Blurring Unwanted Objects

Stabilization is one of the uses for tracking data. The other use is to match the camera movement in a segment in order to composite an image or graphic on top of the segment. Media Composer not only allows you to use a tracker for those situations, but it also includes a tracker built in to some very useful image-processing effects. One of the most common is a Blur effect, which allows you to blur out a face or logo even if the face or logo is moving.

To track and blur unwanted objects:

1. From the Markers window, double-click the last marker, with the comment “Blur Logo.” Again, the position indicator jumps to the marker’s location in the Timeline, ready to play the clip shown in Figure 3.17, before adding ...

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