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The things you can do with felt March 30, 2006

Filed under: Uncategorized — amygeekgrl @ 5:16 pm

I bought some blue felt yesterday to try out as a backdrop for future photoshoots, specifically the one I have on Saturday of a 6-month-old girl. Ava was kind enough to indulge me a bit today, so that I could play, I mean, practice. 😉

I think I need to iron it to get out the wrinkles (you can really see them in the first pic) and find a way to get it to hang tighter on my backdrop stand, but I think it will work out pretty nicely and is a relatively inexpensive backdrop.

I was pleased to discover the light in my livingroom was better than I originally thought, so maybe I could do shoots here at my house after all. We’ll see. Oh, and I ran an action on these pics called “colour wow” which I just LOVE. Really makes the colors pop! 🙂

Here’s my lil punkin. Thanks for looking.


I think this one is my new favorite of her. 🙂

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8 Responses to “The things you can do with felt”

  1. Tiffiny Says:

    Of course your little one is so cute! Everytime I see new pics of her, she makes me smile. 🙂 You really do take some good shots. Is she wearing lipstick, or are her lips that pretty color on their own? If so, I’m jelous!

  2. amygeekgrl Says:

    Tiffiny, Thank you. 🙂 No lipstick. 😉 Someone asked that question about her lips on a photography forum I posted the pic on too. Her lips are naturally very rosy/pink (she’s a lucky girl) and I ran an action on the pics that makes the color stand out more.

  3. Amy Says:

    I have to agree with Tiffany that Ava looks adorable and she DOES have really rosy lips. 🙂 The blue backdrop looks great.

  4. Ava is such a beautiful girl! And very crafty with the felt, kudos!

  5. Avery's mom Says:

    Is she wearing lipstick? she has the most colorful expression

  6. amygeekgrl Says:

    Amy and Jess – Thank you. 🙂

    Avery’s mom – No, no. No lipstick for this lil girl. Her lips are naturally very rosy.

  7. I love that middle photo

  8. Ninotchka Says:

    Oh that 2nd one is truly inspired! Well done.


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