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  • Wed, May 13 2015 7:24 PM

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    Compositing where there is no green or blue screen

    Hi 

    There are a fair few tutorials out there on compositing in MC but seemingly none on how to composite a shot where there is no blue or green screen. 

     

    Im stuck on the workflow for this as I have not done this before.

    I have two clips - a background of NYC at night from the air,  and a foreground of a helicopter gun ship with gun outside the copter aiming. The gun is predominately black with some tone but the outside which I want to remove is daylight and desert. Had a go with spectramatte and Luma key. luma was better than spectramatte but none are that successful. Also tried colour correcting the foreground clip but no luck.

    Just wondering if someone can point me in the right direction?

     

    thanks

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  • Wed, May 13 2015 7:58 PM In reply to

    Re: Compositing where there is no green or blue screen

    It might be easier to give advice if we could see a screen shot of both of the shots.  Without an easy color or luma level you can key out, you might be stuck rotoscoping, which can be done in MC, but it's not the best tool for the job and is a major pain to do.

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