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How to take Silhouette Pictures

Posted by Elle Y on

Q: How to take Silhouette Pictures? A: The photo should have the subject as fully in the frame as possible. I want to see his/her full head and neck. Background is not a big deal. The silhouette will turn out the best if your subject is looking directly ahead in full profile (with his/her head fully turned to the side), “WITHOUT SMILING” - unless you are okay with an open mouth in the final art. Take the photo at the same level as the subject and shoot the photo straight on without angling the camera/smartphone up or down. I always...

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Silhouette My Pet: Honer your Favorite Furry Companion

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When creating your family silhouettes, don’t forget your pet silhouette portrait. Simply, honor your favorite furry companion with art that are everlasting. These silhouette art offer a truly unique opportunity for expression while making an utterly stylish statement. A phenomenal way to preserve and commemorate.  Pet lovers understand that your pet is not just an animal; they are part of the family. Don’t leave them out of your wall portraits! The hand cut pet silhouette is created from a picture that you provide.

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@goodtastewithcate via Instagram

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Whenever I go out of town, I become a total crazy person—I clean and prepare like it is being photographed by Southern Living magazine. All beds are made, floors are mopped, dishes are cleaned and laundry is put away. My husband laughs, but we always enjoy the clean home upon our return! Who else is with me 🙋🏻‍♀️? #charlotte #clt#charlottefamily #charlottedesign#home #homedesign#charlottehome #goodtaste#ingoodtaste #diy #charlottekids#family #momma #mom #family#kids #vacation #familyvacation

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Portrait Art by @SilhouettesbyElle + Oval Frame by @Signed & Numbered

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The portrait of Theo was done at about 18 months, so we had one done for Sebastian at the same age. My mother always had these done of us growing up and it’s one of the few traditions I wanted to keep going. // portrait by @silhouettesbyelle frame by @builtfromwood ***shared by Jacqueline Endorf via Instagram @mrs.momma_endorf This is the best oval frame in the market that I can find via Etsy. The seller, Singed & Numbered takes pride in the fact that frames are built using environmentally-friendly materials. The lumber material is mostly Poplar and some Alder, both species of trees...

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DIY: How to Create a Child’s Silhouette

Posted by Elle Y on

Silhouettes are simple, affordable, and timelessly classy in kids' playroom and living room. Also, silhouettes are a wonderful way to convey drama, mystery, emotion and mood to the viewers of your photos and often stand out in an album because of the combination of their simplicity but also the story that they convey. A framed silhouette is a classic keepsake and makes a thoughtful Christmas, birthday or Mother's Day gift. A digital camera/smartphone, craft knife, computer and printer make this centuries-old craft a snap. Classic and sweet, each of unique hand cut silhouettes is made just for your families! Designed off...

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