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#1 of 15 Old 12-12-2006, 06:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Will you guys take a look at this image and give opinions please? I'm thinking of framing this and giving it to the midwife practice as a gift at my postpartum visit.

Belly and hands

Be honest, but gentle, please, I have this dream of being a photographer & took this picture (of myself...) so my confidence is a little fragile.

How's the quote? I wanted something pertinent without being sappy.

I think I need to move the author's name up, but I'm not sure. How's the contrast between words and image.
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I like momma.. super cute.... i love the belly button.....:

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Thank you!

I should add that the practice has a few pieces of pregnancy-type art there and would be a place that this would fit into.
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SO GORGEOUS!! your belly looks so smooth and creamy!

Okay. I'm a layout designer as a big part of my job. SO...I'd move the authors name down (over the pants) and re-lay out the text so that "to be" isn't orphaned on it's own line.

I think it's just a lovely picture, and a really wonderful, thoughtful gift!!!

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I love the photo! And I also have a lot of layout/design experience and agree with pp about the type. I think overall the main type may benefit from being a little smaller. The power of the image could use a little more "space"???

Your midwife will LOVE it!
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I agree with the other PP re: the layout of the text... I'd also make it a bit smaller so you can relish the beautiful belly and hands... they are so gorgeous.

AND I have to say that my DH LOVES that author... excellent choice!
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Beautiful belly picture.

I agree with pp about the font size and position. I think it should be smaller and maybe even a different font. That one seems to be pretty commonly used. Maybe you could download a unique font for free.
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Just wanted to add that I agree! It is a beautiful, beautiful picture! I am with the pp about font size and position but I am sure your midwife will appreciate such a thoughtful, beautiful gift

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beautiful, I love it!!
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What a beautiful picture! I also agree with the suggestions regarding the size and lay-out of the text
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I it!! I think it's GORGEOUS!!!!
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Thank you all so much!!

The font & placement were what I really felt unsure about , so I really appreciate the input. I'm going to play around with it some more & post it again later.

And thanks for the compliments on the picture!
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Beautiful belly picture.

I agree with pp about the font size and position. I think it should be smaller and maybe even a different font. That one seems to be pretty commonly used. Maybe you could download a unique font for free.
You could check out www.dafont.com ... they have lots of awesome fonts for free
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It is beautiful!
I agree about the text. Oh and maybe you could see the outline of the belly better if the background was just a tad darker? You know, so the belly pops out more?
But what the heck do I know? You are very talented.
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Great job!

She wil LOVE it. I agree with the other pp's. Also, a boost in contrast would just make this *pop*. Do you have PS? I could do it for you if you wanted....just lmk!

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