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Old March 16th, 2007, 02:41 PM   #1
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Green Screen Ratio

I planning to do some green screen shooting with my HD100a.
Can anyone suggest a good light ratio between green screen and subject.
For example should the green screen be one stop brighter than the subject.
Thanks for your help.
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Old March 16th, 2007, 03:35 PM   #2
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Lighting ratio's got nothing to do with it. Even lighting on a wrinkle-free background is the answer. I use a couple of softboxes.

Also, avoid light reflecting back on to your subject, rim/backlighting the subject will help with separation. Light your subject and background separtely and you shouldn't go too far wrong.

Hope that helps,

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