Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Stacking layers for keying, part of Adobe Green-Screen Workflow.
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Let's go ahead and take a look at the process inside Premiere Pro.…And it all begins by getting your layers stacked correctly.…Essentially what you're doing is you're going to put the…footage on top that's going to be keyed over a backdrop.…Generally speaking, this means you'll put the key source up…on video track 2 and the backdrop down on V1.…Of course as you build a more complex project you might end…up using multiple tracks, but let's keep it pretty simple to start.…All right,…I'm going to make a little bit more room here by closing the preview area.…
Let's make a new sequence.…And, what I'm going to do is allow this to auto-conform to the footage.…So when I drag in the footage here to video track 2,…I'm going to change the sequence settings so it matches the primary keyed source.…Now the goal here is to try to match…the sequence as closely as possible to the keyed footage.…This will minimize any additional resizing, or changes in…the frame rate that can make the footage look irregular.…You want as close of a match between what…
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- Deciding where to key your footage: Premiere Pro or After Effects
- Importing footage to key
- Stacking layers in Premiere Pro
- Using the Ultra Keyer
- Using KEYLIGHT
- Enhancing a key with 3D lights
- Deciding when to use a third-party tool
- Processing backdrops in Photoshop
- Exchanging transparency data
Skill Level Intermediate
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Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photographywith Richard Harrington3h 16m Appropriate for all
1. Deciding Where to Key Your Footage
2. Importing Footage to Key
3. Keying in Adobe Premiere Pro
4. Keying in Adobe After Effects
5. Selected Third-Party Keyers
6. Processing Backdrops in Photoshop
7. Backdrop Techniques
8. Exchanging Transparency Data
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