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Chapter 7. Getting Creative with Keys > Chroma Key Fundamentals

Chroma Key Fundamentals

There are endless possibilities with blue screen/green screen chroma key effects. From big Hollywood studio lots to your local news station, blue screen and green screen backgrounds are commonly used to key out specific areas of a video clip.

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The main reason why these somewhat-fluorescent blue and green colors are used for chroma keying is because these color values are least apparent in human skin. Therefore, you can completely key out these values without altering the appearance of most human beings onscreen.



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