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oops, shot green uniform on green screen

Posted: Thu, 26th May 2011, 6:19pm

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FXhomer111781

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I shot green uniforms on green screen. The color of the uniforms is dark green (Athletics) while the background is the typical "green" screen. Photokey 4 is removing both shades of the green. Do I have any options within the program to isolate or choose a specific color to remove/keep?

Thanks in advance
Posted: Thu, 26th May 2011, 7:16pm

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Axeman

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Yeah, you can adjust the settings of the key filter to control the range of green that is removed. There are lots of tools in the Key toolset to adjust the key, in fact. If you aren't having success with them, perhaps a more specific explanation of the adjustments you have made would help us offer further suggestions?
Posted: Thu, 26th May 2011, 8:17pm

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FXhomer111781

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Would you mind being more specific. There are a lot of options under the key menu.
Posted: Thu, 26th May 2011, 8:20pm

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FXhomer111781

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It sure would be nice if I could select the transparency around the individual (the jersey is not dropped out, only desaturated to black) and then go to mask, invert the selection and fill and then change the type to retain alpha.
Posted: Thu, 26th May 2011, 9:19pm

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Axeman

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Sure, I'll be happy to be more specific if you can give me an idea of what isn't working. What adjustments did you make, and what was the result? I need to know if you are familiar with the keying adjustments and need some further pointers, or if you aren't familiar with them and need some general info as to what they do.
Posted: Tue, 31st May 2011, 4:44pm

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FXhomer111781

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When in masks, matte view, can I paint out the gray making it white?
Posted: Tue, 31st May 2011, 6:43pm

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FXhomer111781

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Got it!
Here are my settings:
UV=off
Auto color=default (just hit reset)
Erode=5
Alpha Levels= black 0, white 31 (adjust per image so when in masks, matte view, there is no grey in the preview)
Alpha blur=off
Crop=off
Spill Suppression=before mask, type advance, r -.83, g .30, b 0, strength 1.00
Light wrap=off

Thanks to all for all the help. Hope this helps.
Posted: Tue, 17th Jan 2012, 1:10am

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sliip

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Bump
Posted: Tue, 17th Jan 2012, 5:11pm

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Axeman

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Why are you bumping this, sliip? Which area is giving you trouble?