Case Study: Background Color Swap

Boy looking at lit Christmas lights

This image was shot on a blue background and the red background variation was created in post.

Original color background on left, swapped in red on right

Obviously, this needed a detailed mask around the fig & string of lights. Also, notice the a cool cast reflected on the fig (boots, jacket, hair, etc.) that was neutralized and/or replaced with a red cast to look realistic.

Need to make a major color swap while maintaining realism?

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