What are green screens?
Green screens also known as chroma green screens, are made of green chroma key material that are designed to allow you to switch out the green background for any background or scene that you want. It works through a process called chroma keying, which is the process of removing a colour element (chroma) from your video or picture and replacing it (keyed) with a different colour element or scene.
The most popular colour backgrounds from chroma keying are green or blue and are the industry standard.
Why Use A Green Screen
Green screens are often used by professional photographers and videographers to create special effects in their video or pictures, however following increased working from home, green screens are actually very popular for working from home, so that you can cut out the cluttered background of your room and replace it with something more professional or aesthetic.
Its also a popular choice for gamers and youtubers or social media and video streaming for the same reason.
Types of green screen
Green screens are available in a multitude of options from paper to vinyl, fabric or muslin to collapsible green screens or even chair green screens which attach to your office chair. You can opt for floor standing screens which you would attach to a stand or simple green screens that you can fix to a wall using wall hooks. For portability you might want to consider pop up green screens which are easy to carry and use.