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Chroma Key Green Screens

Chroma key green screens provide a portable setting for compositing virtual backgrounds into live streaming, content creation, gaming, photos and videos. The green screen allows creators to easily replace the background with any desired virtual setting, enabling more dynamic and immersive compositions.

Chroma key technology is widely used across industries, from professional film and television productions to home-based content creators, making it an essential tool for modern photo and video work.

Product Specifications

  • Chroma Key Green Screens
  • For Creating Virtual Backdrops
  • 800 – 1500mm (w) x 2000mm (h)
  • Lightweight Aluminium Structure
  • 2 Metre Tall Graphic Bungee Pole
  • Twist Out Feet for Added Stability
  • Screen Supplied on Grey Back PVC
  • Supplied with a Light Carry Bag
  • FREE NATIONWIDE DELIVERY
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Chroma Key Green Screens from Cheap as Prints

Chroma key green screens offer a quick and inexpensive way to create virtual backdrops in seconds. Green screens are great for creating YouTube videos and are popular amongst videographers, social media influencers and gamers for their live streams. The versatility of these screens enables users to create professional virtual backgrounds for video conferencing, facilitating an enhanced work-from-home setup.

The primary reason for using a specific shade of green (known as “Chroma key green”) is that it is not a colour typically found in human skin tones or most objects, making it easier to distinguish and remove during post-production. When filming a video or taking photos with a green screen background, the subject (whether an actor or an object) is positioned in front of the green screen. This setup facilitates the seamless addition of special effects or other composited elements to the final image or footage.

In the post-production stage, video or photo editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or Adobe Photoshop is commonly used to remove the green background and replace it with another image or video footage. This process is known as keying. Keying involves selecting a specific colour, in this case green and making it transparent in the final composition. This allows the subject to be overlaid onto a different background or combined with other visual elements seamlessly. The advantage of this technique is the ability to composite multiple visual elements together, creating a cohesive and visually compelling final product. By removing the green screen and replacing it with a new background, editors can transport the subject to any desired setting or integrate them with additional graphical or video components.

To summarise, Chroma keying opens up a wide range of creative possibilities. You can place actors in fantastical environments, create special effects, transport them to different locations or even create virtual sets for news broadcasts and video presentations.

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Get your Chrome key green screens ordered online today! Our screens are printed onto a premium-grade anti-scratch media and housed inside a sturdy aluminium base. Additionally, the media has a grey backing ensuring no show-through or unwanted shadows on the screen.

If you’ve already purchased a stand from elsewhere or would like to re-use an existing stand, why not purchase our roller banner replacement graphics? You can choose from our standard white back PVC or premium quality grey back PVC. The white back media offers an economical option, whilst the grey back has light-blocking properties and is anti-scratch.

FAQ's

  • What is a chroma key green screen?

    A chroma key green screen is a backdrop that is typically used in video and photography production. The green colour is chosen because it is easily distinguishable and can be replaced with other backgrounds or visuals during post-production using chroma-keying techniques.

  • How does chroma keying work with a green screen?

    Chroma keying involves isolating a specific colour (in this case, green) and making it transparent, allowing another background to show through. When utilsing video editing software, the green colour is replaced with a different image or video.

  • Why is green used as the primary colour for chroma keying?

    Green is commonly used for chroma keying because it is less likely to conflict with human skin tones and clothing colours. It provides a high level of contrast, making it easier to isolate and remove during post-production.

  • What size green screen do I need for video production?

    The size of the green screen depends on the space and the framing of your shots. For individual subjects, a smaller screen may suffice, while larger screens are needed for full-body shots or group scenes.

  • Can I use a different colour for chroma keying?

    While green is the most commonly used color, blue screens are also popular in chroma keying. The choice between green and blue often depends on the colors present in the subjects or the scene being filmed.

  • Do I need special lighting for a chroma key setup?

    Proper lighting is crucial for a successful chroma key setup. Even and consistent lighting on the green screen will help ensure a clean key during post-production. Avoid shadows and hotspots to achieve the best results.

  • What software can I use for chroma keying?

    Various video editing software supports chroma keying, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, and OBS Studio for live streaming. These programs can replace the green background with other visuals or videos.

  • Are there any tips for achieving a clean chroma key effect?

    Ensure even lighting on the green screen, avoid shadows and wrinkles and place the subject at an optimal distance from the screen. Additionally, using a high-quality camera and shooting at a higher resolution can contribute to a cleaner chroma key effect.

  • How do I assemble the chroma key green screen?

    The chroma key green screen is just like regular roller banners with a spring mechanism. The graphics can be easily pulled up or down as required. The supporting pole fits into the back of the mechanism to keep the banner sturdy when erect.

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Print Sides

Single sided printing is suitable for designs that rely on simplicity, clarity and minimalism where uncluttered visuals and concise information are essential.

  • Recommended for designs that prioritise simplicity, clarity and minimalism
  • Ideal for conveying uncluttered visuals and concise information

Double sided printing, also known as duplex printing allows for effectively maximising space utilisation. This not only reduces cost but also enhances content organisation by providing more room for design elements.

  • Maximises space utilisation and reduces overall cost
  • Enhances content organisation by providing more room for design content

Delivery

Delivery is calculated based on working days and does not include weekends, bank holidays or seasonal periods. Please note that during busy periods, the delivery dates may vary from what is advertised online.

  • Delivery is calculated based on working days only
  • Excludes weekends, bank holidays and seasonal periods
  • During busy periods, delivery dates may vary
  • Free delivery to UK mainland addresses

PDF Proof

Your supplied artwork file will be processed for printing without a digital proof.

A PDF proof of your supplied artwork file will be emailed for reviewing and approving. Production will only begin after we receive confirmation of artwork approval from you via email. Please note the estimated date of delivery is subject to the order and artwork being approval by 12pm.

  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm

Quantity

For multiple designs, you’ll need to add a quantity to the basket separately for each design.

Artwork

Be sure to supply your design using the CMYK colour mode with a resolution of at least 300dpi. Additionally, embed fonts, outline text and extend bleed areas beyond the trim marks to prevent any important elements from being cut off during printing and trimming. To ensure artwork is supplied correctly to avoid delays, we recommend using our artwork templates.

Please Note: For most products, the CMYK colour mode is utilised, however, other printed materials such as carrier bags and branded writing instruments are printed using Pantone colours. Any artwork supplied in RGB will be converted in to CMYK or Pantone depending on the product. Please bear in mind this will result in a significant colour difference which we will make you aware of prior to print.

  • Designs should be supplied using CMYK colour mode
  • Resolution should be at least 300dpi
  • Fonts should be embedded and text outlined
  • Bleed areas should be extended beyond trim marks
  • RGB artwork will be converted to meet printing requirements

Please include a clear overview of the project objectives, outlining specific deliverables. This should include desired aesthetics or style preferences and any technical requirements or constraints that need to be considered. The advertised artwork rate includes one design concept with unlimited minor revisions but excludes logo creation. Please refer to our logo design services if you would like a new logo or would like to make amendments to an existing one.

Please Note: By selecting our artwork services the delivery date for your order will be affected to compensate for the design time.

  • Provide design brief outlining project objectives
  • One design concept with unlimited minor revisions
  • Excludes logo creation or amending existing one
  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm