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Old Oct 29, 2009, 8:44 PM   #1
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I don't know what they call it but it when you take a bike or car and fancy it up with a spectacular background. Like for an advertisement or signature. Can someone do this with my picture?
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Old Oct 29, 2009, 9:07 PM   #2
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What kind of back ground are you looking for ...Mount Rushmore, sunset, rainbow, clouds, etc....gotta let us know!
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Old Oct 30, 2009, 5:09 AM   #3
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I am not sure what the background should be. It's not just the background they change,but the whole photo. I'm looking for something that you would see over on the digital art topic. There is a certain name for what I'm looking for but can't think of it. Something you would see on the back of a tee shirt. I think it's called Topazed. Her name is Heather so if you could put "Heather's Ride" somewhere that would be cool.Kinda like this car pic
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Old Oct 30, 2009, 7:36 PM   #4
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I assume we're going to get BIG BUCK$ for this effort in futility?

Here's Heather driving around inside a lit boiler. You Go Girl!





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Now thats funny, Dave. You could do a 180 degree flip of the background and have her running away from the lit boiler..

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I don't have much money how about just a Thank You
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The shadows at the back of the bike blend in too well with the back tire and fender, making it difficult to mask out just the subject. If you have a shot with a bit more contrast between subject and background, it would make it easier to do an acceptable job of what you want. (this is probably why Dave used the orientation he did - the dark area will blend with any irregularities in the mask)

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The shadows at the back of the bike blend in too well with the back tire and fender, making it difficult to mask out just the subject. If you have a shot with a bit more contrast between subject and background, it would make it easier to do an acceptable job of what you want. (this is probably why Dave used the orientation he did - the dark area will blend with any irregularities in the mask)

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The shot, as I found out, is a bit soft. You bet, difficult to work with. On the other hand, that is a Very big boiler, an old coal fired job, converted to oil, on Varick Street in Manhattan. The bike could actually fit, although I did in fact reduce her by 30 percent or so.

To really get a away with this, the original image should be tack sharp.

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Damn it's the only one I have.
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It looks as if it has been resized down quite a bit and lost sharpness as a result. I took a shot, but was a little sloppy with the mask. Here is my take on it:

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