How to Get a Great GreenScreen Shot for the Talent
Green screen studio owners have a  propensity to ask a number of     questions about lighting,background materials, shooti...
Questions to ask beforehand:
When must I use green or     blue screen?
What type of cameras   should I use?
What type of materials   should I use?
How do I light the    talent?
To accomplish good outputfrom your project, here aresome techniques that mayhelp:
Bouncing LightThe common problems with poor greenscreen studio shots result from:- improper lighting- incorrect positionin...
Solution:- If you light off of anything such as umbrellaor ceiling, the POWER OF BOUNCING LIGHT isharnessed.- But be aware...
Tips for Lighting the   Actor/Actress
- Light the talent for the proposed setting theyare to be composited into. The talent lighting isindependent of the backin...
- Turn off the backing lighting in order to set upthe lighting for the talent. Then, turn the backinglights back on and re...
- Keep the talent 8 to 10 feet from thebacking. The closer they get to the backingthe more spill light lands on them.
- Make sure the talent lighting does not hitthe backing. Make sure the backing light doesnot hit the talent.
- Watch out for reflective objects on thetalent such as rings and other metal objectsas they will reflect the backing color.
- Never counter-light the edges of the talentwith a complementary color of the backing(yellow for blue screen and magenta ...
- Place small lights out of frame andslightly behind the talent to subtly rimlight them.
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How to Get a Great Green Screen Shot for the Talent

  1. 1. How to Get a Great GreenScreen Shot for the Talent
  2. 2. Green screen studio owners have a propensity to ask a number of questions about lighting,background materials, shooting and compositing techniques.
  3. 3. Questions to ask beforehand:
  4. 4. When must I use green or blue screen?
  5. 5. What type of cameras should I use?
  6. 6. What type of materials should I use?
  7. 7. How do I light the talent?
  8. 8. To accomplish good outputfrom your project, here aresome techniques that mayhelp:
  9. 9. Bouncing LightThe common problems with poor greenscreen studio shots result from:- improper lighting- incorrect positioning- use of backgrounds with wrong colour
  10. 10. Solution:- If you light off of anything such as umbrellaor ceiling, the POWER OF BOUNCING LIGHT isharnessed.- But be aware that reflective surfaces likemetal, silver and other shiny surfaces absorbless light.
  11. 11. Tips for Lighting the Actor/Actress
  12. 12. - Light the talent for the proposed setting theyare to be composited into. The talent lighting isindependent of the backing lighting.
  13. 13. - Turn off the backing lighting in order to set upthe lighting for the talent. Then, turn the backinglights back on and re-meter after the lighting isset up for the talent.
  14. 14. - Keep the talent 8 to 10 feet from thebacking. The closer they get to the backingthe more spill light lands on them.
  15. 15. - Make sure the talent lighting does not hitthe backing. Make sure the backing light doesnot hit the talent.
  16. 16. - Watch out for reflective objects on thetalent such as rings and other metal objectsas they will reflect the backing color.
  17. 17. - Never counter-light the edges of the talentwith a complementary color of the backing(yellow for blue screen and magenta for greenscreen).
  18. 18. - Place small lights out of frame andslightly behind the talent to subtly rimlight them.

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