Trying digital backdrops

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  1. AnotherNewGuy

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    PLEASE NO COMMENTS ON THE POOR JOB MASKING.

    I rushed the image transplant because it was not a studio shot.

    I just wanted to try creating and using a digital backdrop. I feel that it is hard to make the portrait look like it belongs with the backdrop (maybe because I rushed it). I added a shadow to see if that helps. I also think there might be a little too much going on in the background for this particular portrait. Anyhow.. here it is.

    Does anyone have experience using these?
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    its a pretty distracting background...i agree on how it doesnt fit this particular portrait
     
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    Thanks, just needed to hear it from someone else. You know how you work on something and just can't decide on how you feel about it.
     
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    Try making the shadow a little lower that should help a little. My avatar is a digital background.
     
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    i agree with you...background seems to be of decay while the subjects seem to be happily in love...it doesnt fit to me.
     
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    It's a little too strong...try lowering the opacity or use it in an overlay or screen layer. I also agree that it's probably not the best photo for this particular shot...but ok to practice on. I don't think the shadow helps any.
     

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