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PS: “The New Wave Is Coming” | Tuesdays With Lauri

By Lauri L. on May 21st 2013

In this week’s instalment of “Tuesdays With Lauri” we do a photoshop breakdown of my latest photograph, titled: “The New Wave Is Coming“. A 5GB PSD-file, 100+ layers and 2,5 weeks of editing, all broken down for you in less than 15 minutes! :)

Technical details

Camera: Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens
ISO: 1000
Aperture: f/3.2
Shutter: 1/100

Before & after

Before dinghy

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Credits

Photo: Lauri Laukkanen Photography
Concept creator & model: Jen Brook
HMUA & model: Donna Graham Mua
Assistant: Richard Powazynski Photography

About

Lauri Laukkanen is one of the youngest established advertising photographers in Finland. At the ripe age of 21 he has already been working with some of the biggest commercial clients and his photos have been featured in the media, all around the world. Check out his portfolio here.

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Joseph Prusa

    Good tips.

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  2. Tien

    Still can’t here anything other than the opening/ending sound bits.

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  3. judy

    Can you describe how you did the “light leaks” layer?
    Very fun, thanks for the breakdown of it!

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  4. apollo

    You should really upload this again with proper audio :) With headphones, 13min of Tutorial is pain to watch, unfortunately :(

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  5. Ricardo Consonni

    Am I the only one that can’t get any sound right after the opening animation? I can’t hear Lauri talking!

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    • laurilaukkanen

      Oh no! I actually forgot to duplicate the audio from the right channel to the left one… So most people should probably hear it ok, but if you have set your speakers in a way that only play the left channel then you won’t hear me speaking…. So sorry about that! My mistake! :(

      – Lauri

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    • Ricardo Consonni

      Yes, I had the right speaker turned off at the time… Now I can hear you speak! Great work BTW!

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