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    barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
    3 Mar 2010 - 10:00 AM

    I have been asked to take photos of youngsters playing music in a rather scruffy pub.
    They are using the photos for their website.
    I have done it now 3 times and the stage is a problem as the walls are old and cracked and there is a an electric blue poster behind glass. So lots of fiddling round to remove the rubbish behind them
    I have decided to make a banner to go behind them with their logo on it but havent a clue as to a good colour
    Black was my initial thought but now dont think that will be any good
    I would like some ideas please from people who use back cloths
    Thanks Barbara

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    CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
    3 Mar 2010 - 10:54 AM

    Personally I would use black, maybe you could ask the youngsters to come in their bright coloured clothing so that they would stand out well against the background! Carol

    Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
    3 Mar 2010 - 12:59 PM

    Hi Barbara, I would find out from them what there favorite colours are and then try and make a banner using that. Another thoughts, is to use a white background and then if you want to replace it with a different one in PS it makes that easier to do if they are shot against a white background. Hope this is of help.

    Paul Morgan
    Paul Morgan e2 Member 1315614 forum postsPaul Morgan vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
    3 Mar 2010 - 6:59 PM

    A plain medium grey/mottled grey, and sometime lit with colour gels works well for me.

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