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A School Photo Company Used a Green Screen . . . on St. Patrick’s Day

School pictures are really fancy these days, and some photo companies use a GREEN SCREEN to make it look like the kids are sitting in a field of flowers . . . or in front of a farmyard fence.

And as you may know, green screen works well . . . as long as the subject ISN’T wearing green.  And there’s ONE DAY when a LOT of people are wearing green.

Parents of kids at an elementary school in Indiana just got their proofs from the school picture day, which was on St. Patrick’s Day.  A lot of the kids were wearing green . . . naturally.  And since the photographer was using green screen, those students looked PARTIALLY INVISIBLE.

The parents had a laugh sharing the proofs that they got on social media, and the local news did a story on it.  But the photos will NOT need to be re-taken.

The photo company, Inter-State Photography, says they wanted to get the early proofs to parents ASAP . . . before they put the finishing touches on them.  And they say the green screen issue CAN be fixed in post-production.

But one mom got such a kick out of it that she wants to see if she can get the UN-FIXED version.

Here’s the news story!

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  • Jon Watkins

    For the past 15 years, Jon has been waking you up doing morning radio here in Utah! Originally from Long Beach, California, Jon spends his time driving his kids from sports to birthday parties, blotting the grease off his pizza and complaining about how cold the winter is. Jon and his wife Jenn love to travel and even do a travel podcast together called, “Our Savings Starts Tomorrow.” If you ever see Jon out and about, make sure to say hi! He’s desperate for attention

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