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Film Noir

Difficulty: Intermediate , Length: 1:40 HR
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Learn how to perfect color as we cover two amazing images from start to finish! Every light and every color is explained in a way that will allow you to create drama and interest in your future images.
Whether it is placing you above your competition, making brides happier, or bringing a Film Noir series to life, these techniques are universal and extremely important.

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In this double pack of tutorials spanning nearly two hours we’ll follow along with Photoshop expert Aaron Nace as he teaches the secrets of Film Noir Lighting!  Learn how to Color Highlights & Shadows, Remove Distractions, and Sharpen like a pro!

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.

Film Noir

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.

The color of light from the sun changes throughout the day and it also depends on the weather. We use strobes to enhance the lighting in this image and in order for the lighting to look natural we need to gel the lights. 

We explain how light color temperature works and how to match the color of strobes to ambient light.

Light Temperature Explained

The color of light from the sun changes throughout the day and it also depends on the weather. We use strobes to enhance the lighting in this image and in order for the lighting to look natural we need to gel the lights. We explain how light color temperature works and how to match the color of strobes to ambient light.

This tutorial focuses on what is really important when it comes to coloring an image – learning why each color is chosen. We cover color theory, and using lighting that is appropriate to your scene. Don’t worry we keep it light and interesting.
In both of these images we discuss why each light was placed, and how to bring in complimentary colors to further enhance your images.

Learn to Color Like a Boss

This tutorial focuses on what is really important when it comes to coloring an image – learning why each color is chosen. We cover color theory, and using lighting that is appropriate to your scene. Don’t worry we keep it light and interesting. In both of these images we discuss why each light was placed, and how to bring in complimentary colors to further enhance your images.

Color correction be very complex because color needs to be handled differently over shadows, mid tones and highlights. Sometimes the highlights are too warm or too saturated and need to be treated separately from other areas of an image. In this tutorial we show you how to correct color and restrict those changes to specific areas.

Color Correction

Color correction be very complex because color needs to be handled differently over shadows, mid tones and highlights. Sometimes the highlights are too warm or too saturated and need to be treated separately from other areas of an image. In this tutorial we show you how to correct color and restrict those changes to specific areas.

You have the perfect shot, except for that thing sticking out in the background. Learning how to remove distractions from the background of photos can make a huge difference and will make your clients love you. 

In this tutorial we show you how to identify and eliminate distractions in Photoshop.

Remove Distractions

You have the perfect shot, except for that thing sticking out in the background. Learning how to remove distractions from the background of photos can make a huge difference and will make your clients love you.

In this tutorial we show you how to identify and eliminate distractions in Photoshop.

In almost every image you take there will be something that will get in the way of the viewer paying attention to the subject. Learning how to get rid of these distractions will clean up your image and help make things a bit more simple.
The techniques in this tutorial are universal and will work on any image!

Removing Lights

In almost every image you take there will be something that will get in the way of the viewer paying attention to the subject. Learning how to get rid of these distractions will clean up your image and help make things a bit more simple. The techniques in this tutorial are universal and will work on any image!

A little bit of fog goes a long way in a photo. A great way to give your images depth is to use atmospheric particles in the photo shoot (fog, dust, rain, powder). 

We also show you how to enhance these effects in Photoshop.

Create Atmosphere

A little bit of fog goes a long way in a photo. A great way to give your images depth is to use atmospheric particles in the photo shoot (fog, dust, rain, powder). We also show you how to enhance these effects in Photoshop.

When shooting in a car there are a lot of things that you have to take into account. One of the big ones is the color of the lights around a car. Tail lights will be colored different than headlights, and the directionality of the lights is important in maintaining fidelity. In this Photoshop tutorial we cover how to bring out natural color of those lights as well as bring in the appropriate colors to balance them out.

1964 Thunderbird

When shooting in a car there are a lot of things that you have to take into account. One of the big ones is the color of the lights around a car. Tail lights will be colored different than headlights, and the directionality of the lights is important in maintaining fidelity. In this Photoshop tutorial we cover how to bring out natural color of those lights as well as bring in the appropriate colors to balance them out.

When lighting an image it can be difficult to account for where every shadow will fall, and sometimes you wind up putting a shadow on someone’s face. In this image we placed a medium sized soft box camera right to light the subjects, but the rear view mirror created a shadow on one of the subjects. This sort of thing happens often and knowing how to take care of these shadows can be a huge help!
In this Photoshop tutorial we cover how to remove the shadow in a few easy steps, taking into account brightness, color, masking and theory.

Removing Shadows and Coloring

When lighting an image it can be difficult to account for where every shadow will fall, and sometimes you wind up putting a shadow on someone’s face. In this image we placed a medium sized soft box camera right to light the subjects, but the rear view mirror created a shadow on one of the subjects. This sort of thing happens often and knowing how to take care of these shadows can be a huge help! In this Photoshop tutorial we cover how to remove the shadow in a few easy steps, taking into account brightness, color, masking and theory.

Most of the images you take have a potential to get much better in post production. It sounds weird to say, but I look at pressing the shutter as just one step in a long series that leads to the final image. Learning how to bring out that extra 20% of every image you take could be the thing that will put your photography over the top.
Whether it is placing you above your competition, making brides happier, or bringing a Film Noir series to life, these techniques are universal.

Bringing Out the Most In an Image

Most of the images you take have a potential to get much better in post production. It sounds weird to say, but I look at pressing the shutter as just one step in a long series that leads to the final image. Learning how to bring out that extra 20% of every image you take could be the thing that will put your photography over the top. Whether it is placing you above your competition, making brides happier, or bringing a Film Noir series to life, these techniques are universal.


What's Included In Your Download

  • TWO Tutorials in One! - Two separate photo-shoot locations covered
  • Complete Photoshop Tutorial – Nearly 2 Hours Step-by-Step instruction including coloring, sharpening, and lighting explained
  • Original Images – Follow along with the video
  • Custom Photoshop Actions – Making your job easy in Photoshop

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• Fashion Retouching
• Fashion Trip
• Vintage Fashion
• Fashion

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