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    Help with my Proposal

    Hello all, thank you for taking your time in viewing this post. I will be proposing to my long time g/f on Christmas morning and would like to surprise her with a photo of me "proposing" to her. I have a picture of her candidly looking towards me with a cheesy surprised look on her face. I did my best in taking a photo of myself on a knee. I would thoroughly appreciate if someone could take the time in putting the two together and into the background I have chosen. Thanks a lot and I appreciate your time once again!


    If this is not at all possible, any tree will do. I realize my photo is dark, but I apologize. If this is entirely tasking, please let me know and I will compensate you for helping me in such a big way!!
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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    " will compensate you for helping me in such a big way!!" is this something for print or device use?

    BTW the lighting is all wrong thats some serious time to get it right
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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    unfortunately, the photo of you is pretty low quality so it's extremely difficult to color match, here's a quick edit, but as you can see, the colors on you are way off :S

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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    ucdt, if you can supply a better shot of yourself with the proper lighting, the composite will look better.

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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    here's one from me ..


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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    Attachment 25466PLAYING WITH LEVELS AND B&W makes for fun also
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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    THANK YOU all who have responded! I actually love it the way it is. The poor lighting makes it look cheesy / cartoonish which will be perfect for her to be like "What the he**?" I knew the photos were poor, but I love the final outcome!!!

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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    Just for future reference, the worst part of the lighting was that you took the picture with a window behind you, like taking a snapshot into the sun. So avoid that and tings will match up better. Anyway, I'm glad you have what you need.

    Congratulations and good luck. I don't think you need it, the luck that is. Any guy who could come up with such a corny, romantic way to propose to me would have already won my heart!

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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    Good idea iDad..


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    Re: Help with my Proposal

    Hey chit, try messing around with shadows/highlights on the image of the guy separately you may be able to get a closer contrast to the girls lighting
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