How can I green screen in Photoshop? I am making a picture were I need to green screen, and it would be very helpful if someone could help me!

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    possible duplicate of Alpha Transparency Remove Background Photoshop. Check out that question, it should answer this one. There's also this question as well.
    – Hanna
    Aug 25, 2013 at 18:12
  • This technique might also work and doesn't require any tracing or erasing. As green is kind of a mid-tone, you'd just have to darken the greens in hue/saturation first.
    – John
    Dec 31, 2013 at 17:29
  • Magic Wand tool with proper tolerance value might help you to achieve this. Jan 20, 2017 at 8:31

3 Answers 3

  • Select > Color Range
  • Click a part of the image which is green
  • Adjust the "Fuzziness" slider
  • It turns black and white. Aug 26, 2013 at 14:25
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    The selection preview is black and white, yes. But once you click OK you have a selection which can be made into a mask.
    – Scott
    Sep 25, 2013 at 6:47

If it's only 1 image and the subject is not extremely complicated (outline is relatively simple) than I would make a path around the subject and then make a selection out of that. Then hit Select -> Refine Edge and play with the settings there until you get a good separation from the background.

If you want to go full auto, check out this great tutorial: http://www.photoshop.com/tutorials/4082

  • I knew that. But I need something more detailed. Aug 25, 2013 at 19:03
  • More detailed on the technique I gave or do you need a more refined image result?
    – CatalinM
    Aug 26, 2013 at 5:27
  • I've update my answer with a new tutorial for complete automation (no paths involved)
    – CatalinM
    Aug 26, 2013 at 5:36
  • @OskarSkaane The technique CatalinM gave was as descriptive as your question was. If you are looking for a better answer it might help to provide more detailed information or allowing those helping to understand what it is you've done in trying to solve this. Aug 26, 2013 at 6:41

You can use the magic wand tool to remove it. Search on youtube "removing backgrounds using the magic wand tool" and you will see tons of them showing you how it's done. It's not that difficult. I also know that for after effects you can remove it using the key light plugin and it is very easy to do so as well I learned that here: https://www.udemy.com/learntvads. But back to your question on photoshop it can be done with the magic wand.

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