Chapter 1fig1_1Keying Difficult Green Screen



Green screen, when well lit and well shot, can be a joy to work with. More often than not, however, green screen footage suffers from wrinkles, shadows, incomplete coverage, camera noise, and spill. Regardless, there is always a way to make the key work with common effects and tools available in layer-based and node-based compositing systems.

This chapter includes the following critical information:

Chroma key terminology

Common green screen problems and solutions

Keying the foreground core and edge separately

Keying without a green screen

Chroma Keying Overview

Chroma keying is the process ...

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