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Need a little help adding a background to a picture of our CEO

 
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Feb 17, 2005 14:27 |  #1

I was asked to take a few pictures of him for an upcoming conference and I was caught off guard.

I asked him to stand in front of the large media screen we have in our Conf Room so I have a nice neutral background. I need to insert something behind him to make it look like a studio portrait.

Does anyone know of a website to download something or something in Adobe Photoshop (I have V7) that I can use as a background?

Please help..

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Feb 17, 2005 14:40 |  #2

There's an "abstract" I believe, and a "lighting" category over at www.sxc.hu (external link) - you might find something there. Any chance you could set up something and take a photo. That way you could have mroe control over the lighting you use for the background and make it more closely match the pic, perhaps.




  
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Feb 17, 2005 22:23 |  #3

Why not shoot your own background? Maybe throw it way out of focus?


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Feb 18, 2005 01:37 |  #4

Go into photoshop. Do a solid colour fill and then play around with the clouds filter, give it a blur, maybe add something from the lighting filter. As long as you make a good job of extracting him from the existing background, the other bit is easy.




  
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