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Kathleen Dylan
Fixing the background on a video
on Dec 30, 2008 at 4:26:46 am

Hi everyone--

Working on a video where there is a framed wall photo behind someone's head that shows the reflection of an umbrella light (oops!). In order to fix this, I was hoping to just paint over it in photoshop to eliminate the photo and just make it the color of the wall behind him.

How can I best keep the paint off of the person and only on the wall (and having the most realistic edges..keeping it away from the guy's hair)?


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Richard Harrington
Re: Fixing the background on a video
on Dec 31, 2008 at 5:48:08 am

This is called rotoscoping... and it is NOT easy or fast....

Suggest you use AE for it...

Mask the guy out and place over a touched up frame made in PS.

This is quite a challenge and you will likely need someone to show you or complete quite a few tutorials as it takes several skills

Richard M. Harrington, PMP

Author: Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and ATS:iWork


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