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Super tight garbage mattes

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A quick tip on creating "super tight" garbage mattes to aid keying.
After Effects CS3

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Using a basic After Effects color key like Color Range then applies the Simple Choker filter with a negative setting, expanding the matte to let an advanced keyer like Keylight to work more subtle magic.

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Color Range, Simple Choker


junk matte, garbage matte

(Min. Version: After Effects CS3, Category: Keying, Type: Video-/Tutorials)
posted by MaxX on Dec 26, 2009


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