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Perusing my G+ stream I ran across a video by Glyn Dewis explaining how to create a virtual black backdrop when shooting portraits. The examples on his website are insane! And the technique seemed straightforward enough…
Using my son and daughter as my semi-willing victims I decided to give it a go. I like to get a picture of them at the end of each school year and finding a good backdrop is always a challenge, using this technique solved that problem.
I love the contrast of expressions in this shot which was completely spontaneous, I was actually giving instructions to not smile which for my little girl apparently means giggle.
Always up to the task of causing trouble, my kids and I pressured my wife into posing quickly for a picture.
I look forward to exploring this technique much more in the future.
Anyone want to volunteer to be my next victim…?