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How do you make a studio photo look like an ordinary snapshot?
Old 03-07-2009, 11:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am working on a project for a client in which she wants a professional photo of a model photoshopped into a living room photo. The living room was part of a beautiful colonial style home from the 1890's. Problem is, the only photo of the living room she has is an ordinary snapshot, not a professional photo with all the lighting and stuff. Furthermor, the house no longer exists so a reshoot is not an option. Is there a way can use photoshop to make this high quality photo of the model look like she was posing in the living room when the non-professional photo was taken?
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Re: How do you make a studio photo look like an ordinary snapshot?
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Might be easier if we saw the snapshot. It is really going to be a matter of matching the lighting and color.
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Re: How do you make a studio photo look like an ordinary snapshot?
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Anything is possible in photoshop, whether it is easy or not is the question.

Try posting the photo
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Re: How do you make a studio photo look like an ordinary snapshot?
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Anything is possible in photoshop, whether it is easy or not is the question.
I agree ... anything's possible in Photoshop ... but it might be easier to get the same vintage "look" by using the same type of camera used for the original (background) image.

In Dallas, I have a photographer friend who wanted to shoot black & white portraits that look like they were taken back in the 1940s. After experimenting with different techniques in Photoshop, he opted to purchase a refurbished 1940s camera and uses hot lights to achieve an amazing and realiztic 1940s look.

Just a thought.
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Can you obtain and scan the negative of the snapshot?
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++++Shoot a new shot of the model to match the snap shot. You can't do all the many hours of work for free no Photoshop, which I bet you were going to do. Charge them for that time or for shoot time. I would opt for both because that is what it is going to take if you really want to do the job right.

I am sure there is no money in the budget for this. So what they are really asking is, "Could you work for free?" If not, see above.
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...he opted to purchase a refurbished 1940s camera and uses hot lights to achieve an amazing and realistic 1940s look
That is a great solution and luckily still do-able. I'd like to see some examples of this if possible?
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I am working on a project for a client in which she wants a professional photo of a model photoshopped into a living room photo. The living room was part of a beautiful colonial style home from the 1890's. Problem is, the only photo of the living room she has is an ordinary snapshot, not a professional photo with all the lighting and stuff. Furthermor, the house no longer exists so a reshoot is not an option. Is there a way can use photoshop to make this high quality photo of the model look like she was posing in the living room when the non-professional photo was taken?
Is there any way you, and the model, can get into that house where the snapshot was previously taken? If so, take a whole new pic that encompasses what the client wants.
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