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

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Chapter 4. Basic Compositing Techniques

Basic Compositing Techniques

The world of Compositing has definitely changed over the past half century. From traveling matte film systems to modern-day green screen and roto masking done on a laptop, they all use similar concepts to produce the desired result: joining foreground elements onto the background plate. I'll cover many different techniques of shooting and post-production compositing in subsequent chapters. This chapter will show you a few of the basic concepts in producing chroma keys, extracted matte composites and roto masks with common desktop software.

Overview of Matting Compositing Techniques

The process of chroma keying ...

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