Can i change the background? xx

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  1. jemmy

    jemmy TPF Noob!

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    Hi all, took some baby portraits for a girlfriend and was pretty pleased with how they turned out. only problem is... i hate the crinkly white sheet under her... it was actually a white matress protector, the only bit of white i could find... any ideas on how to make it any better... still want white... just minus the crinkles xxx all my pics are good to edit... and could you please tell me all the 'how tos' xx THanks in advance:hail:

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  2. bigfatbadger

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    Here is my frankly amateur effort (baby seem to have acquired an angelic glow!)

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    I'm not very good at this sort of thing

    Cool pic, btw!
     
  3. Philip Weir

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    Hi Jemmy,
    As I don't have the skills [at the moment] to send my retouched image via
    Photoforum, I sent via email, but had it returned "mailbox full'
    Instructions: go to front fence, check mail, throw junk mail out, and maybe you can recieve my email....Just a thought. Philip. Sydney.
     
  4. Rob

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    It's do-able, but you're gonna need patience and a steady hand. Basically the baby is too close in tone to the background to be able to realistically use a cut mask to isolate the BG and lose the detail. I would opt for a subtle rendition done with selective blurring and contrast dropping... something like this:

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    Rob basically hit the nail on the head with this one, but I wanted to say ADORABLE PICTURE! I love everything about it. I know who to call when I have a baby. :D :hail:
     
  6. Philip Weir

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    Hi Jemmy,
    I think I've figured how to download images. If this comes through, it's my test of your "Crinkly Baby" shot took les than 5 minutes. Philip.[​IMG]
     
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    Sorry Jemmy, it didn't, will try later. Philip
     
  8. Kevin D Burns

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    I could not change the background but i did a quick artifact removal. Top image bright and contrast adjusted
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