Realms of Reality

In this week’s instalment of “Tuesdays With Lauri” we take a look at my latest conceptual photograph, titled “Realms of Reality”. We go through the photoshop-file, layer by layer, and along the way I explain some of the decisions I made, while editing.

This series will be continued next Tuesday, with a detailed two-part tutorial on how I created the custom brush, created the smoke from scratch and colour-graded the image:

Technical details

Camera: Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens
ISO: 1000
Aperture: f/4.0
Shutter: 1/100



Realms of Reality BTS-3

Realms of Reality BTS-2

Realms of Reality BTS



Photo: Lauri Laukkanen
Model: Jen Brook
Hair & makeup: Donna Graham Mua
Photography assistant: Richard Powazynski Photography