Does anyone know the minimum parallax requirements during filming for successful motion tracking reconstruction?
I know the documentation says you need:
- at least 8 common tracks on the both of the selected keyframes.
- noticeable parallax effects between these two keyframes.
However, after many failed attempts at filming a scene using these guidelines, I was wondering if anyone knows enough about parallax to describe the exact requirements more specifically.
One thing I've wondered is is there a requirement of the relationship of the 8 markers to the angles of the camera, or do you just have to have 8 markers somewhere and the key is only the camera angles?
If you say the key is only the camera angles, can you give any more specifics? I've tried:
- ~45° on the X/Y plane with ~10° arc into Z, but this video failed to reconstruct
- ~160° on the X/Y plane with a ~20° arc into Z, and this video reconstructed quite well
As a note, on both of these attempts, the Solve Error was ~0.6, even on the one that failed to reconstruct properly.
I was wondering if 180° on the X/Y plane followed by a 90° or 45° arc into Z (as shown below) would always work, or if that's an unnecessary amount of parallax.
So, in order to reduce trial and error, does anyone know the minimum parallax requirements?
Ideally, I'd like to get good enough correct specifics that they can be added to the Motion Tracking page in the Blender manual.
180° arc on the X/Y plane, followed by a 90° arc into Z