Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Matching color and exposure for video, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
Rich Harrington: We've got another key here, pretty straightforward composite, and I just wanted…to show a couple of down and dirty tricks on this scene and one more that I often use to sell the shot.…Abba Shapiro: Now, I really like this background. It really pops.…I love beautiful skies, but she doesn't quite look like she's really there.…Rich: Yeah, she's a lot bluer than the background. It's all fine.…Let's say we had a little bit of motion there, I'll scale that backdrop up a little bit more,…and we're going to do some simple motion on the backdrop.…We'll just use Anchor Point for that. So we'll set it to start.…
We've got a nice gentle sort of cloud moving through.…We come a little bit later in the shot, and we animate that with just a little anchor…point move, and that's fine, right?…Now, it's feeling a little less static, so it's starting to look a little bit believable,…like the clouds are gently floating by, but it still feels like a photo that she's stuck on top of.…Abba: Right, I like the fact that you did the clouds left and right because if you tried…
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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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