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Lil & Ray | Passion & Romance | Palos Verdes, CA

Jul . 20 . 2010
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Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - officiant looking at himself in the mirror getting ready
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Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - officiant looking at himself in the mirror getting ready


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - officiant portrait


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta Inn chairs ceremony with view


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - pink calla lily centerpiece


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta inside with floating red pink spheres


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - white cake fondant three layers with brown ribbon and fresh pink roses


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta cottage bride getting ready with bridal party wide angle


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - romantic bride looking at herself in mirror during preparation


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta bride groom sweetheart table pink roses white tablecloth


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta ceremony - the bride and groom say I do


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - Mister and misses kiss at their sweetheart table


Wedding Photography Palos Verdes California - La Venta ceremony - must have shot - first dance as mr and mrs






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About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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5 tips to make a good Google search image background

Jun . 10 . 2010
5 tips to make a good Google search background image by Sphynge Photography
Google search image background
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Did you notice that Google now lets you upload your very own background for search?

Google search image background



So what makes a great Google search background?

  • Use a landscape photo or avoid close up portraits, or your husband, wife, kid’s or friend’s face might look like it go censored with white tape!
  • DON’T DO

    Tip on which photo to select for your Google background
    Tip on which photo to select for your Google background



  • Use a landscape/horizontal photo, as Google requires a minimum of 800 pixels x 600 pixels and crops the photo from the TOP of the photo (so the top 600 pixel)
  • Google search image background



  • Go for bright colors or for a dark background, as the “Google” word will remain white
  • Google search image background



  • Use the rule of thirds: imagine that you folded your photo into 3 vertical parts (like a pamphlet) and try to avoid a photo which has a focal point in the dead center, because that’s where the Google search bar is!
  • Google search image background



  • Find a photo with great textures. Textures will not detract from the search bar but will add a lot of visual spice to your page
  • Google search image background




    Google search image background






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  • John:
    hey, nice blog...really like it and added to bookmarks. keep up with good work

About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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