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Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:28pm

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FXhomer56387

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I import the background image it is OK and after I import the foreground image but I don't see the background of the image removed!!! Do I do something whrong??
Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:33pm

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Simon K Jones

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Are you using a greenscreen or bluescreen photograph?

Make sure that you are importing the greenscreen/bluescreen photo to the 'Foreground' section.
Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:42pm

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FXhomer56387

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greenscreen or bluescreen photograph? How where I can get that?
The Image have to be taken in greenscreen or bluescreen background or I can do it on photokey2?
Thank You
Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:45pm

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PhotoKey uses greenscreen techniques to remove the background, but it does require that your subjects be photographed against a greenscreen. This is a technique that has been around for many decades.

You can get greenscreens from many places, or make your own. You might want to take a look at Tubetape.com for some options.

Unfortunately PhotoKey can't magically remove the background from any random photograph. smile
Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:51pm

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FXhomer56387

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so the image have to be taken on studio or else with a greenscreen or bluescreen background? Or I can do it with any software?
Posted: Tue, 31st Mar 2009, 1:55pm

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You can use greenscreen wherever you like, although it is often easiest to use it in a studio. The entire point of greenscreen is that it enables you to photograph everything in a studio or controlled environment, then composite the subject onto any other background of your choice.

If you've already photographed a subject on location or without a greenscreen, generally that background should already be the correct one. smile

Greenscreen is specifically for putting your subject into places that your resources won't allow (whether that's due to money, travel, equipment, time etc). PhotoKey is designed to make this process as simple as possible.

You can find out more about it here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluescreen