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Epic Burger

Difficulty: Intermediate , Length: 2:20 Hr

How big is too big? When in comes to burgers the answer is nothing is too big! We wanted to build a burger, and we kept going, and going, and going….

In this PRO Photoshop Tutorial we take you on set with world class food and beverage photographer Rob Grimm, a professional food stylist and a quirky retoucher(Aaron) to create this amazing image.

$34.99

Learn everything that goes into a food shoot including the lighting, styling, shooting, retouching, and compositing.  Come on set for the shoot and hear instruction from Rob and a professional food stylist.  In Photoshop you’ll learn how to retouch food, enhance shape and texture, combine multiple exposure, correct color and more!

Click on the arrows above to slide through the PRO Tutorial Highlights. 
Each slide is accompanied by a description of what you will learn in the tutorial.

Epic Burger

Click on the arrows above to slide through the PRO Tutorial Highlights.
Each slide is accompanied by a description of what you will learn in the tutorial.

For this shoot we brought in commercial food stylist Mary Valentin who does an amazing job styling the food as well as explaining her career and techniques. Our exclusive interview with Mary will help you understand what a food stylist does and when you may need one for your own shoots. Mary is a wealth of information and a great person.

On Set with a Commercial Food Stylist

For this shoot we brought in commercial food stylist Mary Valentin who does an amazing job styling the food as well as explaining her career and techniques. Our exclusive interview with Mary will help you understand what a food stylist does and when you may need one for your own shoots. Mary is a wealth of information and a great person.

Join Aaron and Rob on set during the shoot and see what it is actually like on the set of a commercial job. We discuss the relationship between the photographer and the retoucher and provide suggestions back and forth.

The Shooting Process

Join Aaron and Rob on set during the shoot and see what it is actually like on the set of a commercial job. We discuss the relationship between the photographer and the retoucher and provide suggestions back and forth.

Rob discusses the many challenges involved with creating an image like the Epic Burger. You will be able to see a real world example of this shoot and what is discussed during a shoot. We talk about the time it takes to build and shoot the burger and each step along the way.

Rob Grimm Interview

Rob discusses the many challenges involved with creating an image like the Epic Burger. You will be able to see a real world example of this shoot and what is discussed during a shoot. We talk about the time it takes to build and shoot the burger and each step along the way.

For this shoot we had so many different ingredients stacked together that gravity really started to effect the burger. It is important to do what you can “in camera” to make your subject look as good as possible but you can’t exactly eliminate gravity. That is where Photoshop comes in.In this tutorial you will learn how to transform the burger so that it looks as good as possible. These same techniques can be used with people as well!

Transforming into Perfection

For this shoot we had so many different ingredients stacked together that gravity really started to effect the burger. It is important to do what you can “in camera” to make your subject look as good as possible but you can’t exactly eliminate gravity. That is where Photoshop comes in.In this tutorial you will learn how to transform the burger so that it looks as good as possible. These same techniques can be used with people as well!

Transforming into Perfection

Transforming into Perfection

Transforming into Perfection

Transforming into Perfection

The goal is to make this food look as fresh and tasty as possible. There are a lot of things that can be done in camera to give this look. We can also enhance the shine in Photoshop to help bring the image to life.

Bring on the Shine!

The goal is to make this food look as fresh and tasty as possible. There are a lot of things that can be done in camera to give this look. We can also enhance the shine in Photoshop to help bring the image to life.

The goal with color correction is to bring out the natural colors of your subject. Sometimes a camera will not capture color as vividly as you would like and Photoshop is the perfect tool to enhance them. You will learn how to enhance color and make your subject really come to life.

Color Correction

The goal with color correction is to bring out the natural colors of your subject. Sometimes a camera will not capture color as vividly as you would like and Photoshop is the perfect tool to enhance them. You will learn how to enhance color and make your subject really come to life.

There are a lot of ways in which you can make your subject stand out from the background. In this tutorial we cover several of those methods including one great technique for capturing complimentary colors. You will learn how to get very precise results with color matching which will result in a more interesting image.

Make Your Subject Stand Out

There are a lot of ways in which you can make your subject stand out from the background. In this tutorial we cover several of those methods including one great technique for capturing complimentary colors. You will learn how to get very precise results with color matching which will result in a more interesting image.

When it comes to shaping in Photoshop it can be difficult to know what to do. In this tutorial we cover what should be avoided as well as tips on using the liquify tool. In under a minute you can drastically alter the appearance of your subject.

Shaping with Liquify

When it comes to shaping in Photoshop it can be difficult to know what to do. In this tutorial we cover what should be avoided as well as tips on using the liquify tool. In under a minute you can drastically alter the appearance of your subject.

Once the burger has been built up in Photoshop we work on the details that really make a difference. You will learn how to identify all of the “problem areas” as well as how to fix them. Often times the beauty is in the small details.

Covering all the Details

Once the burger has been built up in Photoshop we work on the details that really make a difference. You will learn how to identify all of the “problem areas” as well as how to fix them. Often times the beauty is in the small details.


What's Included In Your Download

  • Photo Shoot Video – 50 minutes of interviews, shooting, lighting and more!
  • Complete Photoshop Tutorial – Over 1:20 Hours of Step-by-Step instruction
    • Section 1 – Introduction and Planning
    • Section 2 – Combining Multiple Exposures
    • Section 3 – Warping and Shaping the Burger
    • Section 4 – Enhancing Detail
    • Section 5 – Color and Finishing Steps
  • Original Images – 7 Images Included

Compositing 4 Pack

Are you ready to tackle some heavy compositing?  This pack combines 4 of our advanced tutorials to teach you pretty much everything you need to pull together whatever you can imagine.  It includes:
• A Dark Force
• The Outlaws
• The Perfect Composite
• A Giant Ego

$109.99 $74.99

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