And these are:
Magix Edit Pro Plus or Magix Video Pro X.
There are two ways to create a ghost of yourself in a video:
- First method involves cropping one vid and overlaying it onto the other. You need constant lighting for this (otherwise you'll notice a vertical line between the two clips).
- The second method relies on alpha masks - images that go from white to black (gradient). The gradient defines how one video is overlayed onto the the baseline track
But of course, you need to pay attention to lighting - make sure there is no variation otherwise it'll be too obvious that you have two clips combined. Indoor is better coz the lighting is constant. Also the shot must be static (use a tripod).
If you do get some variation in color between the two shots the gradient within the alpha mask helps to diffuse the contrast. But to keep that to a minimum don't stop the camera as you are shooting - get both scenes recorded within the same file. Since I shot in daylight there was some variation (sun covered by clouds) so I preferred to use this method (mask) for my video's intro.
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