View Poll Results: Is Obama in front of a green screen in the video posted?

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Thread: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    Why would it matter if it was a green screen? Are politicians forbidden to use special effects or something?
    I'm waiting for his to pull a rabbit from a hat

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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    If he's giving a weather report, then yes. Otherwise, no.

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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    Why would it matter if it was a green screen? Are politicians forbidden to use special effects or something?
    Who said it really mattered? I was just curious since it looks a little odd to me.


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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    No he's not and let me give you a technical answer why. If you let the entire video load, and jump around with your mouse to different area's, you'll see that the background lighting on the trees get's lighter and darker. Now, that doesn't automatically mean it's not a green screen - it just means that the background is not a static picture - it could be a moving video shot that is running on the green screen. However, also look at Obama's head, forehead and podium the lighting also changes with the background (there are probably lights facing him as well so the give away is the side and top of his head and shoulders). So I don't think he's in front of a green screen.
    Interesting.... I had no idea what to look for to know if it was a green screen or not.


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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mellie View Post
    Watch the video posted and decide if you think he's in front of a green screen or not. If you don't care, you obviously don't need to answer the poll.

    Since I could click and drag him out of the way, I'm going to say yes.
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    Re: Is Obama in front of a green screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Since I could click and drag him out of the way, I'm going to say yes.
    Could you click and drag him out of the White House please?

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