Today, I had a pretty successful work session. Between this post and the last one, there will be a huge jump in progress. But really, I've been making really rough progress all week. Now, I have perfected them.
Compositing in Nuke
This final composite looks pretty good other than the shadow. The Shadow feels a little out of place.
the diffuse color, but I know what the real sphere looks like and that's a light grey color. So when I took the picture, the sphere is actually being blown out by the sun. In the end, I favored making the CG sphere feel more integrated over completely matching the light. For the next class, I will see what suggestions I should try to get them to match better.
Problems to Solve
way around this would be to paint the image used for this projection. The other option is to not have the sphere come in from the back.