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How do they capture these images where the ground and background blend together seamlessly?

It's known as Infinite Coving or an Infinity Cove* - basically a constant smooth curve from floor to wall. From How To Build An Infinity Cove For Photography All you need to do then is light it ...
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How to add a backdrop to tabletop miniature games in a cost effective way?

Use a chromakey – “green screen” or “blue screen” – backdrop, and use a chromakey app on your iPhone or iPad to change the background to whatever you like. A dedicated chromakey screen can be had for ...
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How do they capture these images where the ground and background blend together seamlessly?

When shooting small objects with a macro lens or an extension tube you can sometimes get the same effect even without the curved prop. All you need is a backdrop that matches your surface well (a ...
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How to add a backdrop to tabletop miniature games in a cost effective way?

What is the most cost effective way of recreating this effect at home - ideally using iPhone or iPad photo editing software. Assuming you play in someone's home, and that someone is well equipped in ...
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Why would you use a backdrop on location?

In this particular instance, we don't have to speculate why the photographer used the backdrop on location. In Felix's own words: This is taking location lighting to a new level. I put one of my ...
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What lighting would help me re-create this picture?

That's fairly obviously a single hard light (no modifier) directly above the optical axis of the lens. The flash could either be a significant distance above the camera or it could be a camera mounted ...
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Simulate backdrop wall mount using autopole

The rollers for the seamless must be mounted at the ends. You would need to make what is essentially a section of wall (say from 3/4" plywood) that could be mounted to the autopoles with any ...
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How to restore areas of background lost from flash overexposure?

The OP's own answer is: OK, it seems that the issue was Jpeg compression. I have been having lots of issues with Lightroom recently including losing settings and it had reverted to what I presume ...
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Make realistic backdrop in photoshop

To create the background, play with filters like Render>Clouds, Blur>Gausian blur and the brush tool. You could overlay it with a gradient to add depth. Try different blending modes for the gradient ...
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Which studio backgrounds for child and infant portraits?

Normally you want a happy bright setup for kids, so a white one is a good start. (I do not like black for kids...) If you are doing a lot of that try print a theme background. Clouds, a Christmas ...
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