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Different Shades of Green... Problem?

Posted: Tue, 1st Dec 2009, 11:24pm

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I have two different shades of green as my greenscreeens with this be a problem for vlab?
Posted: Tue, 1st Dec 2009, 11:38pm

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How bad is it? Perhaps a screengrab off it to show us?

But however it depends how badly varied the two greens are because if it's a dark green clashing into a light green that would be a problem, if it's a light green clashing with a slightly lighter/darker green then a few color correction adjustments should sort it a bit.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Dec 2009, 1:08am

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Its fairly common to use multiple keying filters if you need to remove various shades of green. A picture will help, as B3N mentioned, but it may be entirely do-able.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 8:25pm

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I have the same problem. I purchased two green screens from two different companies, and I guess I should have expected them not to match.
One screen is almost an olive green, while the other one is green with a little more blue in it.

Anyway, the best chroma key software I found (and I've tried many) is NewBlue V2 Chroma Key. It's so good that you almost don't have to tweak any of the settings at all. Just pick one of the darker area greens as the key and with just a few minor tweaks you have a perfect chroma key....even WITH two different shades of green!