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Photo manipulation

Background replacement, moving the kitchen

drop-caprom a commercial viewpoint, background replacement is frequently a cost-containment technique. When location shooting is impractical or cost prohibitive, shooting with planned background replacement is very effective to achieve a desired visual effect. This is one of those cases.

food service committee

I shot the original at the client's premises in the most convenient location for the raw group shot.

food service committee in front of kitchen

I removed the original background and substituted a previously shot kitchen background, saving a logistical problem in shooting in the kitchen location. I also removed a bandage on one of the participants.