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Help keying photo

Posted: Fri, 27th Feb 2009, 11:47pm

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Elijah

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Hi,

I am trying to key this photo. Can anyone help with settings. I was going to key the upper portion of the body and then export as a *.png with the alpha layer and manually trace the lower body in photoshop.

I am not getting good results right now. I have been playing with gray levels/details and detail and need some help.

Subject was 8 feet from green screen.

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/26576/0046.JPG
Posted: Sun, 1st Mar 2009, 2:23am

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TubeTape

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It keys well for us. Can you post a link to the keyed image ? What problems are you having with the final image ?
Posted: Mon, 2nd Mar 2009, 3:14pm

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Elijah

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Hi Tubetape,

Thanks for testing it for me. Here is an example of what I am talking about. Look at where the legs meet the carpet/floor.

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/26576/0046-ocean-backdrop.png

See how it blurs it inward. I keep playing with the settings (including blur) but cannot get this weird blur to go away.

Thanks
Posted: Wed, 4th Mar 2009, 6:09pm

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Elijah

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Anybody?
Posted: Fri, 6th Mar 2009, 2:33pm

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TubeTape

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I think masking out the lower section will correct the problem. We will post a couple of test shots shortly.
Posted: Fri, 6th Mar 2009, 5:03pm

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Elijah

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Thanks Tubetape.

Do you mean masking it in Photoshop before importing to Photokey?
Posted: Fri, 6th Mar 2009, 11:48pm

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TubeTape

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No.. I mean mask it in PhotoKey. What version of PK do you have ?
Posted: Sat, 7th Mar 2009, 12:00am

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TubeTape

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Hi Elijah,

I'm sorry but I misunderstood what you were trying to do. I think the blur you are getting can be adjusted with the detail and the level controls under the key tab. I adjusted this and then exported the file to Photoshop. It seems to have fixed the blur