Replacing Skies In Your Photos Has Never Been Easier
Replacing skies doesn’t have to be complicated, and it doesn’t need to be time-consuming. Mike Kelley’s Ultimate Sky Library from Fstoppers offers over 200 RAW images of skies (in almost every weather condition and time of day) to give you more control over your photos. Check it out!
Photography Tips | Six Food Photography Tips in Two Minutes
Good food photography speaks to just about everyone, as most of us like to eat. Quality food photographs are a…
Using A Fish Tank To Create Unique Still Life Photography | How I Shot It
This extremely complex shot was accomplished using some essential techniques which all photographers and retouchers should know. In this article, you’ll learn about compositing, creative theory, and there’s a video on one of the best Photoshop techniques, Linked Smart Layers.
Forrest Gump Effect| Add Yourself Into Historical Footage Using After Effects
In the following 3-minute video tutorial, you can learn how to insert yourself into the history books by using Adobe After Effects. Filmmaker Steve Ramsden shows you step-by-step how to do it.
The Beautiful Lie: The Process of Product Photography for Advertising
In photographing products for advertisements, there is a lot of preparation, discussion, and organization that will go into making ‘the’ image. In this article, I will try to show you the process of an advertising shoot from both points of view: photographer as well as the retoucher, since I do both.
A History of Compositing in Video
Compositing has become second nature in both the photo and video industries, be it sky replacement in photos or set modification in big budget films. Did you know that compositing has actually been around since the dawn of the film? Sure it was much more rudimentary than it is now, but for the time it was just as awe inspiring as what we see now.
Photoshop Breakdown: “Into Ashes” | Tuesdays With Lauri
In this week’s instalment of Tuesdays with Lauri we will breakdown the PSD-file and analyse my new creative conceptual portrait, titled “Into Ashes”. Along the way, I will be explaining my thought-process behind the decisions that I made while editing this image.
Tutorial: “Watchkeeper” | Tuesdays With Lauri
In today’s instalment of “Tuesdays With Lauri”, we are going to be doing something pretty exciting. Instead of editing one of my own photographs, I will be editing one of YOUR photographs. Today’s amazing image was submitted by Veneta Karamfilova, and it looks like this:
Tutorial: Compositing in Photoshop pt.3/3
Today we are going to be finishing up our tutorial-series on compositing an image in Photoshop. Today we colour grade the photo using the curves adjustment panel, create a natural looking vignette with the lasso-tool, introduce the “iris-blur” and add some noise in select areas of the image.
Tutorial: Compositing in Photoshop pt.2 | Tuesdays With Lauri
In this week’s instalment of Tuesdays With Lauri, we continue our tutorial on compositing an image in Photoshop. Today we retouch our model’s skin and add the crows into the image
Compositing in Photoshop | Tuesdays With Lauri
In this week’s instalment of Tuesdays With Lauri we continue our series on compositing an image in Photoshop. Today we concentrate on cutting out a person from a white background, and making sure that they blend in with the new backdrop.