Download Digital Compositing for Film and Video, Third Edition by Steve Wright PDF

By Steve Wright

This useful, hands-on consultant addresses the issues and tough offerings that pro compositors face every day. you're offered with assistance, recommendations, and ideas for facing badly shot parts, colour artifacts, mismatched lights and different generally confronted compositing stumbling blocks. useful, in-depth classes are featured for bluescreen matte extraction, despill operations, compositing operations, in addition to color-corrections. The e-book is gifted completely in an application-agnostic demeanour, permitting you to use classes discovered on your compositing whatever the software program software you're utilizing. The DVD includes prior to and after examples in addition to workout records that you can refine your personal recommendations on.

* provide you with professionally-tried methods, tips, and recommendations to the advanced and hard compositing matters that you simply face * New to this version is a bit on stereo compositing for 3D video clips, a new bankruptcy on CGI Compositing, 7 new QuickTime video clips at the DVD, and extra * DVD is filled with instructive sooner than and after examples in addition to excercise records that let you refine your individual technique



Show description

Read Online or Download Digital Compositing for Film and Video, Third Edition PDF

Best information systems books

Map-based Mobile Services Design Interaction and Usability

This publication reviews the most recent learn and technical achievements at the following topic blocks: layout of cellular map companies and its constraints, typology and value of cellular map providers, visualization options on small monitors for time-critical initiatives, cellular map clients, interplay and variation in cellular environments and functions of map-based cellular providers.

E-Development: From Excitement to Effectiveness

Details and conversation applied sciences (ICTs) are more and more being famous as crucial instruments of development—tools that could empower terrible humans, improve talents, raise productiveness and enhance governance in any respect degrees. The luck of ICT-enabled improvement (or e-development) will therefore now not be measured by way of the diffusion of expertise, yet by means of advances in improvement itself: financial progress and, eventually, fulfillment of the Millenium improvement pursuits.

Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS: A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS

An built-in procedure that mixes crucial GIS heritage with a realistic workbook on utilizing the rules in ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1

Introducing Geographic details platforms with ArcGISintegrates a wide creation to GIS with a software-specific workbook for Esri's ArcGIS. the place so much classes make do utilizing separate texts, one masking GIS and one other the software program, this e-book allows scholars and teachers to exploit a unmarried textual content with an built-in technique masking either in a single quantity with a standard vocabulary and tutorial style.

This revised variation makes a speciality of the newest software program updates—ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1. as well as its already profitable insurance, the publication permits scholars to adventure publishing maps on the web via new workouts, and introduces the assumption of programming within the language Esri has selected for functions (i. e. , Python). A DVD is packaged with the e-book, as in earlier variants, containing facts for figuring out the entire exercises.

This entire, basic coursebook:
Is up to date for the newest ArcGIS releases—ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1
Introduces the principal options of GIS and themes had to comprehend spatial info analysis
Provides a substantial skill to function very important instruments in ArcGIS
Demonstrates new services of ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1
Provides a foundation for the complex learn of GIS and the research of the newly rising box of GIScience

Introducing Geographic details structures with ArcGIS, 3rd variation is the suitable consultant for undergraduate scholars taking classes equivalent to advent to GIS, basics of GIS, and advent to ArcGIS machine. it's also an incredible advisor for execs seeking to replace their abilities for ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1.

Additional info for Digital Compositing for Film and Video, Third Edition

Example text

18. Here’s the point: if you do not create the luminance version with the proper proportions of the red, green, and blue values that correctly correspond to the eye’s sensitivities, the resulting luminance image will look wrong. A simple 13 averaging of all three colors would result, for example, in a blue sky looking too bright, because the blue would be over-represented. A green forest would appear too dark, because the green would be under-represented. 11 B (2-1) This means each luminance pixel is the sum of 30% of the red plus 59% of the green plus 11% of the blue.

If your software has a channel math node, then you can use it to create your own luminance images using Equation 2-1. But making a luminance image that looks right to the eye is not the objective here. What we really want is to make a luminance image that best separates the item of interest from the surrounding picture. Armed with this information, you can now think about “rolling your own” luminance images that better separate your item of interest. Some luma-keyers allow you to juggle the luminance ratios.

It totally depends on the color content of your target and the surrounding pixels. Unfortunately, the RGB color space of an image is so complex that you cannot simply analyze it to determine the best approach. Experience and a lot of trial and error are invariably required. Fortunately, the iterations can be very quick and a good approach can usually be discovered in a few minutes. 3 Making Your Own Luma-Key Matte Perhaps you are using some primitive software that does not have a lumakeyer, or you don’t want to use your luma-keyer for political or religious reasons.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 40 votes