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Old 10-11-2009, 04:25 AM
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Portrait - Dealing with background

I am considering using an Oval + Gaussian Blur for this image. Would appreciate tips for best technique.

Any other idaes for dealing with the background would be welcome
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:39 AM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

Something like this? Maybe crop a little more of the tummy off.
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:36 AM
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Portrait - Dealing with background

Over lay a background and then add a frame.
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:46 AM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

Background idea:
I like a warmer background for a beautiful baby.
Changed color, added more noise to it then blurred it.
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Old 10-11-2009, 12:03 PM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

I can't decide if some of these are fun or downright cheesy.
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Old 10-11-2009, 12:57 PM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

I thought the cute baby needed a bit more color around it.

First I masked the baby and then filled the background with a gradient color at 88% opacity.

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Old 10-11-2009, 02:30 PM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

Just another cheesy idea..
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Old 10-11-2009, 02:36 PM
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Beautiful lovely baby
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:52 AM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

my try

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Old 10-12-2009, 01:06 PM
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Re: Portrait - Dealing with background

Here's my version....
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