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Have you ever taken a picture of someone that accidentally looked gorgeous?
The lighting was perfect. Their smile was sparkling – or at least not totally scary. There were no random poles jumping out of their heads. Or herbs stuck in their teeth.
And the background was a beautiful creamy blurry gorgeous out-of-focus dream.
Which made your subject POP even more!
Yup, but how did you do it?
Well, in this video you’re going to learn the four things that you need to remember if you want to throw your background out of focus whenever the hell you want.
That’s right, you’ll be the boss of those backgrounds once and for all!
Cool. Let’s watch!
P.S. For some reason I’m super serious in this video!!! Don’t ask me why, but it’s GREAT INFO, so focus on that!! 😉
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About the Author
Hi! I’m Colette Nichol. I’m a solo filmmaker and story strategist based out of rainy Vancouver, Canada. I’ve been making videos and micro films for small businesses and global brands since 2014.
Plus, I LOVE to help aspiring filmmakers pursue their dreams and start making films. This blog is designed to help you gain the knowledge you need to become a filmmaker.
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