Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Matching color and exposure for the photo, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
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Rich Harrington: We've got things pretty right, but the color is not exactly there.…In this case, we could adjust the backdrop, but I think the backdrop is right, and it's…our subject that should move towards it.…Abba Shapiro: I agree totally, I like the grunginess and the darkness of the background, and it's…a little bit edgy and so I want to change the way she looks to be a little darker, maybe…a little more contrastier, a little edgier to kind of give us that tough soccer player feel.…Rich: Okay, so we've gone ahead and just cloned out the logo, that's looking pretty good.…I'm going to select those two layers, and we'll just merge those together as a Smart…Object by converting to Smart Object, and we'll just call that Player, and that's going…to make it easier to keep everything tied to the player on one layer.…
Let's go with the Curves Adjustment and use the great On Image tool there that allows…us to click and add a control point. So I could start to pull things down.…Now you notice it's affecting everything, so before we go any further I'm going to take…
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- Why use green screen?
- Using a fabric, Flexfill, or Reflecmedia backdrop
- Lighting the green screen
- Establishing a relationship with the subject
- Shooting handheld
- Shooting with a DSLR
- Using a sync sound workflow
- Processing raw footage
- Creating transparency in Photoshop
- Removing the background
- Adjusting background focus
- Keying in Premiere Pro or After Effects
- Animating the camera
Skill Level Appropriate for all
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
1. An Introduction to Green Screen
2. Prepping the Green Screen
3. Lighting the Subject
4. Working with the Subject
5. Best Shooting Practices for DSLR Video
6. Background Selection
7. Creating Backgrounds in a Nonlinear Editing Tool
8. Creating the Composite for Motion
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