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The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques by Jeff Foster

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Chapter 2. Digital Matting Methods and Tools

Digital Matting Methods and Tools

In today's video and film production market, various matte color options, lighting options, and hardware and software solutions help you create a digital matte. What is the best solution for your particular production? Should you use green or blue? Will your production be live or composited in post? Should you use a solid-color background or a reflective screen? Planning ahead and developing your workflow will dictate what your needs are and guide you through your available options. This chapter will help you decide between using a green or blue screen and will explore your options for hardware and software ...

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