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No black in the color difference key.

Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 12:13am

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BlueSmudge

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I noticed that there is no choice for black in the color difference key. Is there any way to get the same effect of the color difference key for something with a black backdrop. I want to know cuz i recentely used a black backdrop, and also a lot of stock footage and other things that can be dowloaded from the internet use a black backdrop.

If there isnt any way to use a black backdrop maybe it could be added in the next update of chromanator, or version 2.
Thanks
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 12:16am

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Brettsta

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You should really read the manual
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 12:19am

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Marek

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You should be able to right-click the footage in the timeline, and go to 'Properties', then by 'Composite Mode' click 'Add' and that should do it.
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 12:25am

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BlueSmudge

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Sorry guys, I realized this a little after posting.
Sorry for my stupidity
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 12:42am

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That's ok, we forgive you. smile
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 1:39am

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jstow222

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You could try luminosity key.
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2005, 10:32am

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Simon K Jones

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The Add method that Marek described is the best option when using a clip with a black background. The lumonisity key creates a slightly different effect, which can also be useful, but nine times out of ten, the Add comp method is best.