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Need help compositing two images together [ANSWER]

Posted: Sat, 15th Dec 2007, 10:44pm

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FXhomer36248

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I don't understand your tutorial. I want to composite two images together. but how. Your tutorial seems to gloss this over in the first sentence and move on to other things. Specific intructions please..
regards
col
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 2:41am

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Randito3

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I'm far from being an expert with this software and dont know if this helps or not but I think I have an idea what you are asking.

I have two video clips of myself both shot in front of a blue screen. I can take the first clip add it to the time line. Then under the name in the time line choose MATTE and select KEY. Go up to the right and select AUTO COLOR DIFF. from the choices. This should get rid of your blue screen for this clip. If the blue screen still shows in some spots lower the USER DETAIL down until they are gone. Next you can load your 2nd video clip with the blue screen on top of this one. Follow the same steps. If you cant see one of the videos in the preview window click on one of the clips names in the time line and it should make both visible. You can also add a static (plate) background picture or video. Just make sure it is on the bottom or it will cover up both video clips.

I hope this helps.
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 5:10am

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Axeman

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Keep watching the video tutorial. After the first few sentences which explain the general usage of keying, the entire tutorial is step-by-step instructions for how to use the various keys available.

As mentioned, then new Auto Color Difference key is also an effective option in many cases.
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 9:37am

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FXhomer36248

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thanks guys I think I have it now...it didn't say anything about double clicking on the edit bar in the tutorial but it works.. so thanks again
col
Posted: Mon, 17th Dec 2007, 12:41am

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Randito3

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No problem, glad to help.