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Old 12-29-2007, 08:44 AM
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Large family Portrait help

I took this Picture during family Christmas party. As you can see it's very hard to get this many people and KID in one picture. I need help to turn this into a nice portrait that I can print out on large side to hang it in the living room. Thank you for your help

http://picasaweb.google.com/johnny12...99968667325762

and if you can post a quick step on how you do it so I can try it on my own that will be cool ....

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Old 12-29-2007, 08:49 AM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

this link is blocked by the server.
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:03 AM
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I just fix the link thanks
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:47 AM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

Giving the very large number of people I would crop it definitely
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:50 AM
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I took this Picture during family Christmas party. As you can see it's very hard to get this many people and KID in one picture. I need help to turn this into a nice portrait that I can print out on large side to hang it in the living room. Thank you for your help

http://picasaweb.google.com/johnny12...99968667325762

and if you can post a quick step on how you do it so I can try it on my own that will be cool ....
That IS one large familyphoto! :-) Personally I'd do something about the big black thingy on the right - maybe even mask out the entire group. Selectively lighten at least the back row a bit (curves, layermask), adjust the colors a bit (a bit on the saturated side for my taste), sharpen, crop and print :-)
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Old 12-29-2007, 11:22 AM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

I would do something like this, crop and change the background. (Tried to attach an example, but not working.)
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Old 12-29-2007, 06:17 PM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

Changed background, sharpened a bit, opened eyes of lady in back row, cropped some

larger version (31X44) here:
http://img159.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_971lo.jpg

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Old 12-29-2007, 07:28 PM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

All I've done here is crop the image and done a levels adjustment. At this point you can fix up the back wall (take curtains out) and edit out the wall unit to the right (if you want).

You are going to have to drastically crop this at some point and it's up to you how much you decide to keep.
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Old 12-29-2007, 07:38 PM
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Re: Large family Portrait help

does anyone have any idea for the back ground?
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Old 12-29-2007, 08:13 PM
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does anyone have any idea for the back ground?
I'd be inclined to keep it a similar colour to what the wall is now, perhaps the colour in between the two windows.
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