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| p.1 #7 · Background color for infant portraits |
John Skinner wrote:
I'm going to just add my 2 cents here..
If I had only 1 choice in a background. It's a neutral gray. This lends itself to real ease of compositing with layers of 50% neutral gray in Photoshop. I can add ANY background, shadows, with a real believable look to them.
If I need HiKey, I'm going to get a white anything, a cheap speedlight of any kind and just blow my background out 1.5 stops higher than my subject. Instant white.
The look of taking those photos on gray is horrid whilst shooting. But keeping in mind the light placement itself,...Show more →
I go by the same rules. I only use "Thunder Gray" and love it, so flexible in what colour you make it, whatever suits the shoot more less.