How to Stabilize 360 Drone Footage in After Effects | SkyBox Studio
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) explains how to stabilize 360 drone footage in After Effects using the built-in Tracker feature, with SkyBox Studio. He uses the SkyBox Converter to convert the drone footage from equirectangular format to cubic cross, to have a flat surface area to work with. He attaches a Null onto the road beneath the drone, and sets the motion target to the Null. It is a pretty simple technique, and you will have varying degrees of success based on the wobble in your original footage. The same process is used by Alex Vasutin (vrvr.pro) in: Stabilise 360 Footage and Add VFX in After Effects.
Charles Yeager is a Filmmaker & Motion Graphics Artist currently residing in Arkansas. His projects have been recognized by Canon, Video Copilot, Vimeo, Filmmaker IQ, No Film School, Film Convert, BOOM Library & Filminute. See his portfolio at yeagerfilm.com.
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