What types of photography can I photograph using green screen?
School, Sport, Event, photography are all appropriate for green screen. If background replacement and innovative products will help you increase your sales and you can control your lighting for consistent background exposure, then green screen can be a good choice for you.
What is the approval process?
The green screen approval process is very simple.
1. H&H will provide you with a lighting diagram for you to follow in creating your lighting set up.
2. You photograph specific types of images for the approval test.
3. You submit your test images and background images for evaluation.
4. H&H will inspect the images and backgrounds to be sure that they meet the technical
requirements to produce great green screen results.
5. H&H will make a set of prints to send to you for your evaluation.
Why do I have to be approved to do green screen with H&H Color Lab?
To produce the highest quality products for both our lab customers and the end consumer green screen image capture must be in a very specific way. We require the approval process to help our customers quickly move through the complexities of lighting and other technical issues that are associated with green screen photography.
How long does the approval process take?
Once we receive your test images, the approval process can take ten business days depending on how the images are photographed. Also remember to allow time to design and produce your flyer and set up your background library.
Which green screen should I use and how should I light it?
H&H Recommended green screen backgrounds:
B&H Photo - Savage Paper
Green screen Lighting diagram
Where do I get the digital background files from?
There are many sources for digital backgrounds; Denny Mfg. Company is the largest single source of digital backgrounds you may purchase to use for your green screen images. In addition, H&H’s background library of 35 of most popular backgrounds for our customers to use at no additional charge with the purchase of green screen knockout.
Is clothing color a problem?
No problem. Any color clothing, even green, can have its background knocked out with H&H’s green screen KO technology. Green clothing/uniforms/props may be subject to additional knockout fees.
How much does it cost?
We tried to make it simple. At H&H you pay only one fee per edited image for green screen knock out. After that there are no additional charges for green screen – no matter how many backgrounds and products and resales you do from those images. The knockout charge includes your being able to download your high res knocked out PNG file!
Once I'm approved, how do I order?
Green screen orders are submitted to the lab either through our eZevent software or to H&H School package entry.
How long does an order take?
Green screen knockout service can add 2-3 working days to our standard working times. Typically with green screen, orders ship in 4-5 business days. Rushes are not available.
Will I receive my knocked out images?
Yes, your knocked out images are available to download after your order is invoiced.
If I photograph one green screen image then copy that image in eZevent so that I can show two different crops from the original image, am I charged for only one green screen knock out?
Yes, as long as you copy the image within eZevent, our systems know that these two images are from the same original image. You will be charged for only one green screen knock out even though you and your customer will see two different images to order from.