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Can't remove the green in my photos

Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 5:54pm

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kreedy

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I did a shoot with a large amount of people and some of the photos will not let me remove the green from the green screen backdrop. It does remove the green on the person but not the backdrop so I can't finish the photo at all. Anyone have any ideas on what is going on and how to fix it???? I need help with this ASAP. I have a client that is no too happpy with me until I can fix this and keep it from happening again.
Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 6:54pm

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Arktic

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Can you upload one of the problematic photos online somewhere and post a link to it here, so we can have a look at what could be the problem?

Cheers smile
Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 6:59pm

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kreedy

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I would be happy to do so but I am new to this site and I don't know how to upload a photo to you. Can you tell me how to do that??
Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 8:08pm

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Axeman

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You upload it anywhere and post a link here, so we can download it. www.imageshack.us is a free option if you don't have somewhere to upload.
Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 8:10pm

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Arktic

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You'll need to upload it somewhere else on the web, there's no facility to upload the image directly to the FXhome forums.

I reccomend www.imageshack.us - once you've uploaded the photo there, it will give you the code/web address to link to the photo here. Post that code here, and everyone will be able to take a look at it and see if there's anything we can suggest.

Cheers,
Arktic.
Posted: Mon, 25th Jan 2010, 8:56pm

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kreedy

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OK. Have done that and you can see the photo at http://yfrog.com/0vdsc00072uj

Let me know what you think.

Ken
Posted: Tue, 26th Jan 2010, 12:35am

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gadgetdom

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Make sure you have selected green in your key settings and not left it set to auto. will fix the problem
Posted: Tue, 26th Jan 2010, 9:48am

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Simon K Jones

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As jonpaul says, because the image contains more blue than green, PhotoKey is incorrectly identifying it as a bluescreen image. All you need to do is go to the Key settings and change it from Automatic to green.
Posted: Tue, 26th Jan 2010, 4:38pm

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kreedy

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Thanks. That did the trick and it works great now. You all have saved my life with this.

Ken Reedy