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Old Mar 17, 2005, 5:26 AM   #4
RodneyBlair
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Hi Rodney,

Thanks for your advice about a more neutral background, as you can see I did a rough edit of the original shot and removed the design from the mat, and I see what you mean, our Daughter now stands out more.

So at a guess, would a good rule to go by be, when trying to capture shots of my daughter try to place her on a neutral light background, and take the shot slightly bigger than I would want to allow for editing, etc?

Kung Fu Alien
The edited version looks much better. If your daughter is wearing light tones as in this image, then you want a light or pale tone background. If she were wearing something darker, then darker background material will work best.

It's always good to leave a little room for cropping, however, you do not want to leave too much and end up with an over cropped image.

Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work.

Rodney
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