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can multiple images be used to make one picture

Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2010, 12:12am

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FXhomer140711

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Can I use different images from different photo's to make one pic ?
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2010, 12:26am

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acproductions

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What program are u using?
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2010, 1:03am

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Axeman

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I assume since he posted in the PhotoKey help forum, and he has PhotoKey registered, that he is using PhotoKey.

PhotoKey's basic function is to combine images into a single composite, so the answer would be yes, but that is somewhat dependent on what exactly you mean. PhotoKey combines a foreground image (greenscreen) with a background image in most cases to create a single picture. It also has a third layer for importing overlays with alpha channels.

If you are referring to using more than one greenscreen image, then the answer is still yes, but it requires a little more work on your part. This video explains the process.
Posted: Sat, 20th Nov 2010, 1:13am

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FXhomer140711

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Thank-you so much..exactly what I want to do and so helpful !!!
Posted: Fri, 26th Nov 2010, 5:33am

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jdbackgrounds

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Can you use 2 greenscreen images at the same time with photokey4pro?
Posted: Fri, 26th Nov 2010, 6:45am

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Axeman

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No, but the new layers system means you can import multiple alpha layers into a single project.
Posted: Mon, 29th Nov 2010, 3:45am

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jeromeriley

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Do you create the alpha layers in photokey? If your using a overlay that has different openings how do you put them in?
Posted: Mon, 29th Nov 2010, 3:46am

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jeromeriley

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Do you create the alpha layers in photokey? If your using a overlay that has different openings how do you put them in?
Posted: Mon, 29th Nov 2010, 7:45am

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The alpha layers I referred to are image files which would be imported into PhotoKey 4, but they could also originally be created in PhotoKey. any image with an alpha channel can be imported into the layers palette, and PhotoKey will use the alpha to determine what areas of the layer should be transparent. Then you can position it within the project however you need to for the scene.