Green Screen Portraits

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We often shoot background images for our archive while on location for photography assignments. We frequently use green screen (chroma key) techniques to make a portraits and drop them onto images from our background archive. We have thousands of backgrounds & elements: buildings, skies, grass, bushes, etc. in our archive. Many of the bushes and other elements have been isolated from their surroundings over the years for various projects. You could say, the grass is always greener on the other side of Photoshop. Placing portrait subjects onto random backgrounds does require finesse to look natural, but we find this to be a compelling way to make interesting and flexible portraits. See below green screen portraits of structural engineers: