Pan/Crop, Track Motion, and Basic Compositing in Vegas


What Is Compositing?

Compositing is the combination or interaction of two or more graphic or video images to create a single finished image. Compositing can be as simple as laying a title onto a visual image or as complex as combining hundreds of photographs, video, and animated elements to create complex images.

Compositing in its most complex forms is absolutely an art; there are compositing artists all over Hollywood, Austin, New York, Sydney, and other major cities who do nothing but create complex imagery for major networks, film, and corporate media departments. The fantastic imagery seen on ESPN and CNN and in most major motion pictures is the result of these artists’ work. It ...

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