The thesis presents the development of chroma key from its beginnings at the end of 19th century up to present day. The author describes ideal circumstances for setting up and shooting in chroma key studio. Further on, she presents the techniques of home studio setup considering the limitations of such a studio, such as spatial limitation, less financial means and amateur shooting equipment. Despite all these limitations, the thesis proves quality final product can be created.
Most frequent amateur mistakes, for example color spill from the background and uneven lighting, can be seen in video shootings. The comparison of three by price different post-production computer programes provides an insight into the differences in capability of each programe, the importance of certain setups, and the comparison of the quality of final shootings. The author also describes the technique of chroma keying in three different video production programes and the possibilities of correcting most frequent mistakes in the above programmes. She compares the final shootings and gives an evaluation how well is an individual programme able to correct its mistakes.