Photographers have devised many different ways to place a subject of choice against some desired and visually interesting and appropriate background without going to the expense of traveling to exotic locations on the world or having at their disposal a large variety of background props. This article describes a novel "traditional" technique especially useful for social photography but also advertising and illustration. Added here in April 2008.
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School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (CIAS)
Davidhazy, Andrew, "Front projection: a useful compositing special effects technique" (2008). Accessed from
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