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Old August 8th, 2007, 02:51 PM   #1
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green or blue screen for vegas?

Curious which is a better option to chromakey in vegas? I was thinking the green may be better, but I would love to hear what success or problems people have had in the past, also if there are any great chroma keyers available at a reasonable price I would be interested in hearing that as well.

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Old August 8th, 2007, 03:32 PM   #2
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Old August 8th, 2007, 03:39 PM   #3
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Unless you have a light green item in the foreground, go with green. It has a higher luminance level, so it's less noisy than blue.

We picked up a number of paint chips from Home Depot and filmed them under our screen lights. We then captured and put them on a waveform monitor. "Lime Green" was the brightest, most pure green for us. Sorry, I can't recall the brand, off hand...
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Old August 10th, 2007, 01:15 AM   #4
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Definitively green! Jon pointed out correclty the reason, the green luminance level is almost 4 times higher than blue. Go blue only if your object contains green colors that cannot be removed :)

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