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Expert Keying with Keylight in After effects. For Video Production, Greenscreen is an important part of producing media, it is used in video. In this third tutorial in a set of four on basic multi-layered keying in Adobe After Effects using Keylight , Andrew Devis shows how to deal with a specific. Files\Plugins\Keylight\ For Mac OS X here is the license key: / Applications/Adobe After Effects CS3/Plug-ins/Keylight-. / You can get.

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Making Motion Graphics in After Effects

In this tutorial, Andrew shows how to select the areas with problems while still maintaining a good over all matte through the use of other layers. Very frustrating to know what you want, but not know keglight to do it. The 1 thing ,eylight learned for the future is, never, never use the key color in the subject’s clothes.

I’ve tried putting a black solid behind her and that works great It seems to me there should be a way to create a basic matte with Keylight that I could use on a separate keylighh layer? Don’t go higher than, say, I keyed the video as well as I could but transparency remains.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial Andrew Devis. The Key Cleaner and Advanced Spill Suppressor effects are most effective when applied together, in that order, after a keying effect like Keylight. Learn green screen workflow best practices in this lesson!

You are only pre-composing it because some effects that will take the key as source wouldn’t see the key but the original unkeyed footage as result if it wasn’t in a Pre-comp. Anyway, Creative Cow gave this answer: In your case, probably some conversion to YUV colorspace could have helped to spread the range between the two greens before keying. Well, I guess I’m an idiot. Keying is defining transparency by a particular color value or luminance value in an image. These are areas of semi-transparency.


The Advanced Spill Suppressor effect is turned off by default to allow you to sample the key color in the Keylight effect or if the footage does not have any color spill to be removed.

You precomp the keylight layer so you can use garbage mattes on it with no problems. Before anything, if in Keylight you change the view menu from “Final Result” to “Screen Matte”, you’ll see a grayscale representation of your matte. Apply Matte effects as necessary to fine-tune the matte.

But at this rate I can’t even turn on the freaking lights. This should to the trick.

Intermediate keying values may appear, producing unexpected results. In this tutorial, John Starr Dewar demonstrates an easy way to achieve light spill with a little bit of pre-composing.

What a difference a couple of years makes, huh? Mark Christiansen provides tips and techniques for using Keylight in an excerpt from his book After Effects Studio Techniques: I guess I’ll just have to hunt around and look for some kind of tutorial on basic matte making or something. For footage that requires keyframes for multiple interacting properties, use Hold interpolation. Green Screen Cropping in After Effects.

You’ll need the Production Bundle for this one. The sample chapters cover basic compositing, color keying, garbage mattes, hold-out mattes, and how to avoid common problems with greenscreen shots. Futzed around some more and I’ve got my black mask.


Keying in After Effects

Instead of keying out a single-color screen, you can key out an arbitrary background. I’ll twiddle with a few more controls and see if I can get it down a bit more. Again, don’t push it too much or you’ll loose semi-transparency in hair areas, etc.

We’ll bring you right back here when you’re done. Consider parenting one to the other. You will probably see there are some gray spots in your forgeground. Pre-compose the keyed layer you can duplicate before Pre-Composing if you don’t want to compromise the original.

I would first raise a bit the Screen Gain Parameter. Multi-layer Keying in After Effects Part 3: Some keying effects—such as the Color Key effect and the Luma Key effect—have been superseded by more modern effects like Keylight.

Please show this teacher your appreciation: For more information, see the Adobe website. See Use a hold-out matte. Create a mask keyligght roughly outline a subject.

Adobe After Effects Procedural Matte Creation Barend Onneweer explains Procedural matte creation by combining multiple keying types into a single matte .12 extensive control over the final matte. See Use a garbage matte. To help you view transparency, temporarily change the background color of the composition, or include a background layer behind the layer you are keying out.