[Help] Pure white background

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[Help] Pure white background

Postby Xienix on 06/25/2016, 8:58 am

[This could be me posting it for the 2nd time cuz it didn't show up when i posted this when I hit submit]
Good afternoon everyone,

So I got some stock footage of a diamond, the idea is to get a pure white background without damaging the white background too much. I'm told that all I need to achieve the white background are levels and curves. I just can't figure out how, the ring is over exposed if I get the white background every single time....
here's what the footage looks like btw https://www.dropbox.com/s/l97bk48wdshu2cb/7.png?dl=0
if anyone is willing to help me out that would be amazing,

Thanks :D
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Re: [Help] Pure white background

Postby Duncan on 06/27/2016, 2:02 pm

As a quick solution, you could draw a elliptical mask around the diamond ring, set it to subtract and feather it out a bit.

Then, under the Levels Compositing Options, add the mask. That way you're only affecting the masked area.

Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 3.59.54 PM.png
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Re: [Help] Pure white background

Postby Xienix on 06/29/2016, 5:18 am

Duncan wrote:As a quick solution, you could draw a elliptical mask around the diamond ring, set it to subtract and feather it out a bit.

Then, under the Levels Compositing Options, add the mask. That way you're only affecting the masked area.

Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 3.59.54 PM.png


Thanks :) but the problem is that the small area around the ring is still grey, that's the problem I'd like to solve without damaging the ring too much or rotoscoping .-.
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