Make Your Own Natural Backgrounds

Posted: May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized
Sometimes you have a great subject to shoot but a really cluttered background making it impossible to create an image with a nice blurred background. If this happens to you, just insert a background behind the main subject. See how to create these natural looking backgrounds. Also use them in the house when your shooting flowers.

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  1. Joanne Baumann says:

    What size do you find the backgrounds need to be to make life “easier”!

    • Mike Moats says:

      Joanne, it all depends where you are using them. If you are shooting indoors you can make them as big as you want. If you are carrying them outside to shoot, you may want to only carry an 8X10 if you are shooting small areas.

  2. Jennifer Benton says:

    So you are saying shoot a great background, print it out – large or small, and then put it behind your subject. Correct? Also, do you have a post on how to make a wind break if I am shooting outdoors and the flowers are being blown by the wind? Thanks

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