Compositing with blend modes


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Compositing with blend modes

There are a lot of times when keying effects like the Ultra Key are great, but they really don't get the job done, such as this clip right here. We have a white background. We have some live smoke and an explosion being filmed in front of that white background. And Ultra Key just really could pull this off, but we can use blend modes, which actually are an easier way to get rid of flat colored background sometimes. What we have to do is select the top layer, the layer we want to remove the white background of, and go into the Effect Controls panel with that clip selected.

Open up Opacity, and we have the Opacity. We can adjust the Opacity here, but right below Opacity are our blend modes. These are ways that allow you to take this layer and blend it with the footage beneath it in different ways. Now it's a little beyond the scope of this training series to explain all of these blend modes and what they do. But suffice it to say, this first group removes light tones. It removes whit...

Compositing with blend modes
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Compositing with blend modes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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