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    Default Shooting a backplate?

    Does anyone know exactly what shooting a backplate involves? I think I read somewhere it is used to mask out parts of a scene like removing someones head. Any info or if you've used it would be appreciated.

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    Default Backplates??

    Hi,
    Any liuck with it/
    i think you a refering to blue screen or green screen/
    let me know if your still stuck.
    Cheers
    OneWayMetal
    OneWayMetal
    Made in Tasmania.
    See 1 Quad U havn\'t seen all.

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    I believe a backplate is when you shoot a scene you shoot it without the characters/subjects also, just the background. It can be used for many things. Just like you thought.

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