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Back Cloth Colours

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2010 10:00AM
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 11 199 20 Greece
3 Mar 2010 10:54AM
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 11 91 223 England
3 Mar 2010 12:59PM
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 16 19.1k 6 England
3 Mar 2010 6:59PM
A plain medium grey/mottled grey, and sometime lit with colour gels works well for me.

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