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Diorama Background photo's?
Thunderthud
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New York, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2006 - 10:44 PM UTC
I'm in need of some help as to an answer to my question. Where in the world do some of these fantastic dioramas get there background Photo's? I would love to purchase a few possibly for some of my future projects.Are there any links i can view with ant available?Be it for aircraft or armor?
Grifter
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 01:24 AM UTC
I've heard of people using calendar pages.
slodder
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 01:46 AM UTC
If you want a physical backdrop you can search for RailRoal Layout backdrops. There are a few on line outlets that sell these as posters.

Most of the layouts I do for features have been done with photoshop. The backdrop is just a standard size photo or scan of a scene with the model overlayed on it. You have to be aware of perspective and depth and angle of sight when doing this, a well as natural environment. Take a look at the OD (on display) The Crossing - check out the center of the backdrop very carefully. You'll notice another trick - mirrors. You can use a mirror to add depth and width to a layout. In the crossing there is a mirror image of the skinny tree in the middle.
Thunderthud
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Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2006 - 11:13 PM UTC
Thank you! i was also maybe thinking of war picture back drops!