The Mask: Selection Techniques


Photographer David Cuerdon

One of the problems with people is you can’t always get them to stand in front of a white background so you can easily select them, and then place them on a different background. It’s just not fair. If I were elected president, one of my first priorities would be to sign an executive order requiring all registered voters to carry with them a white, seamless roll at all times. Can you imagine how much easier life would be? For example, let’s say you’re a sports photographer and you’re shooting an NFL Monday Night Football game with one of those Canon telephoto lenses that are longer than ...

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