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How To Get Rid Of The Green Outline On My Foreground Photos?

Posted: Sat, 14th Nov 2009, 3:31pm

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THY HUMBLE SERVANT

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WHEN I TAKE PICTURES ALL OF THE SUBJECTS HAVE A GREEN OUTLINE AROUND THEM. HOW DO I FIX THIS PROBLEM?
Posted: Sat, 14th Nov 2009, 7:58pm

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Axeman

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Hi there, and welcome to the forums. If you can avoid using all caps it would be appreciated, as it tends to make it appear as if you are shouting, and makes people less inclined to jump in and help you out.

Also, if you can upload your original image somewhere, such as www.imageshack.us (its free) and provide a link to it, that would be very helpful. Determining what exactly would be the best solution for your situation without being able to see it is quite difficult.

The main tool for removing green spill is the spill suppression tool, found in the Key Toolset. Adjust the Type, and turn up the Strength if necessary, to see if you can get better results.

Of course, ideally you want to avoid the green spill when shooting the image, so it may be a case where there needs to be adjustments to the setup you used when creating the photo. Again, its difficult to say without seeing the image.
Posted: Sat, 14th Nov 2009, 8:09pm

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TubeTape

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Axeman is right we need to see a picture. Usually the subject is too close to the green screen or the lighting isn't quite right. You might also try some extended spill supression. It helps if we can see both the pre-keyed image and post-key.

Thanks and welcome to the FXhome forums.