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

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Chapter 3. Basic Shooting Setups

Basic Shooting Setups

The foundational elements for shooting all green screen setups are the materials used and the lighting of the background and the foreground subjects, including how these elements are positioned in relation to each other. Using the right combination of keying materials, lighting, and positioning will save you hours of time during the matte extraction process. The information in this book will guide you through these processes in various situations and production circumstances; but the basics, covered in this chapter, are always much the same.

Basic Setups for Shooting Green Screen

You first need to understand the various ...

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