Damon wrote:A painted wall and floor are a great idea for sure. One thing to keep in mind is green reflected light from the floor and screen. Too much exposed green will reflect more light and cause more green spill.
If you go with a large floor and wall then you may want to have some neutral colored sheets to cover the areas that are not needed when doing single shot. Its best to have the green background and floor only as big as needed to extract the image to avoid the excessive spill.
I've thought about going to a painted wall setup but having a backdrop stand to hang gray sheets on each side to block the green where it isn't needed. I'd then have the entire wall to use for the occasions where it was needed for a larger group.
go_canes wrote:That looks awesome, I need to get some of the paint and make a stand. It would probably get scuffed and dirty but another fresh coat would be easy to do.
The boy in the photo has the glare in his eyes like he is going to pummel someone. I'm guessing a linebacker?
Damon wrote:If you do some football portraits, be sure to post them. We'd love to see them (even if they are wearing Miami colors ).
509 Graphics wrote:After we move I'm going to try and get a more permanent in-house studio setup with a dedicated green screen area, I would definitely like to work on a seamless background. I've seen some kits out there that are rather expensive, but I'll be working the DIY route for it.
David_Carthage wrote:If you have the room for it, though, painting a wall with a cheaper, non-$50 bucket of paint and creating your own chromakey green studio will give you great results for relatively little money compared to the other options...
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