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Hipster Watch

Difficulty: Advanced , Length: 2:30 HR

Walk down an isle in a grocery store and count how many pictures you see. Flip through a magazine and count how many pages are advertisements. Product photography is everywhere! For this reason, there is a lot of money up for grabs in the world of product photography…if you’re skilled enough to earn some. In this tutorial, we show you those skills alongside of the world’s premier product photographers, Rob Grimm.

$34.99

This comprehensive tutorial is like Two PRO Tutorials in One.  Rob Gimm takes you through the entire photographic process, then Aaron takes you through Lightroom and Photoshop to bring everything together.  Learn everything from concept, lighting, creating special effects, camera settings, retouching, compositing and more!

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Each slide is accompanied by a description of what you will learn in the tutorial.

Hipster Watch

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.

Along with great explanations of the shoot, we take you there to see how the shoot actually plays out. You will see how Rob works with the subject and how he gets the exact look he needs.

The Shoot

Along with great explanations of the shoot, we take you there to see how the shoot actually plays out. You will see how Rob works with the subject and how he gets the exact look he needs.

in this section of the video Rob covers all the lighting and camera settings used to photograph the subject and the watch. He goes in depth explaining why everything was placed in its position and breaks down the lighting so you can see what each light does.

Lighting and Camera Setup

in this section of the video Rob covers all the lighting and camera settings used to photograph the subject and the watch. He goes in depth explaining why everything was placed in its position and breaks down the lighting so you can see what each light does.

Hipster Watch starts out in Lightroom and covers the basics of editing before going into Photoshop. Lightroom is an essential part of the photo editing process. We show you how to choose the best images for your composite and how to prepare them for Photoshop.

We provide you with 17 different photos to use in combination to make this image.

Lightroom Tutorial Included

Hipster Watch starts out in Lightroom and covers the basics of editing before going into Photoshop. Lightroom is an essential part of the photo editing process. We show you how to choose the best images for your composite and how to prepare them for Photoshop.

We provide you with 17 different photos to use in combination to make this image.

Every area of the watch has to be perfect, and that means cleanup. We cover the standard tools such as the clone stamp and the healing brush and when to use one over the other. You will also learn a new technique that will allow you to replace any detail from scratch, as well as a technique to match the grain structure of the original photo.

How to Clean Details

Every area of the watch has to be perfect, and that means cleanup. We cover the standard tools such as the clone stamp and the healing brush and when to use one over the other. You will also learn a new technique that will allow you to replace any detail from scratch, as well as a technique to match the grain structure of the original photo.

For product photography the goal is to represent the product in the best light possible. For something as intricate as a watch, a lot of attention must be paid to every small detail. Almost every piece of this watch has been enhanced or replaced, and you will learn the entire process in this Photoshop Tutorial. The final watch image is a composite of more than six different photos, all placed together seamlessly.

All About the Details

For product photography the goal is to represent the product in the best light possible. For something as intricate as a watch, a lot of attention must be paid to every small detail. Almost every piece of this watch has been enhanced or replaced, and you will learn the entire process in this Photoshop Tutorial. The final watch image is a composite of more than six different photos, all placed together seamlessly.

Our hipster was photographed on a seamless backdrop and needed to be cut out for the final image. You will learn several techniques on how to cut someone out perfectly. We also create a custom brush in the tutorial used to take care of hair. It is yours included in this tutorial.

Cutting Your Subject Out From Their Background

Our hipster was photographed on a seamless backdrop and needed to be cut out for the final image. You will learn several techniques on how to cut someone out perfectly. We also create a custom brush in the tutorial used to take care of hair. It is yours included in this tutorial.

Although the focus of this image is on the watch, we need to make sure that our person looks great as well.You will learn retouching, dodging & burning, sharpening, coloring, toning and more. All of these techniques can be applied on any portrait you take.

Enhancing the Subject

Although the focus of this image is on the watch, we need to make sure that our person looks great as well.You will learn retouching, dodging & burning, sharpening, coloring, toning and more. All of these techniques can be applied on any portrait you take.

Learn our unique method of dodging and burning as we sculpt different areas of the subject including his awesome beard. You can see here how much more depth the image has after this simple technique.

Dodging and Burning

Learn our unique method of dodging and burning as we sculpt different areas of the subject including his awesome beard. You can see here how much more depth the image has after this simple technique.

Sharpening your images is an important part of the editing process. The key to sharpening an image well is to apply different amounts of sharpening to different areas. This will help the viewer focus on certain areas of your images, giving those areas more impact. 

Learn different techniques for sharpening your images. The best sharpening techniques involve multiple layers.

Advanced Sharpening

Sharpening your images is an important part of the editing process. The key to sharpening an image well is to apply different amounts of sharpening to different areas. This will help the viewer focus on certain areas of your images, giving those areas more impact.

Learn different techniques for sharpening your images. The best sharpening techniques involve multiple layers.

One of the keys to compositing images together is matching highlights and shadows. If you have bright highlights in your background image it is best to match those highlights on your subject. This is not as simple as adjusting a curves adjustment layer. Often times you will want to keep the rest of the subject the same and just work on the highlights. We show you how to make accurate selections and work with specific areas of images.

Matching Highlight and Shadow

One of the keys to compositing images together is matching highlights and shadows. If you have bright highlights in your background image it is best to match those highlights on your subject. This is not as simple as adjusting a curves adjustment layer. Often times you will want to keep the rest of the subject the same and just work on the highlights. We show you how to make accurate selections and work with specific areas of images.


What's Included In Your Download

  • Complete Photography Tutorial – Over 30 minutes of cut and edited photography instruction
  • Complete Photoshop Tutorial – Nearly 2 Hours Step-by-Step instruction including compositing and retouching
  • Lightroom Tutorial – Learn our process as we take you through the entire shoot in Lightroom
  • Lighting Diagrams – Re-create this look easily
  • Original Images – Follow along with the video
  • Custom Photoshop Brushes – Making your job easy in Photoshop

Beginner Compositing 4 Pack

This special 4 pack of PRO Photoshop Tutorials is perfect for someone who wants to learn Compositing in Photoshop fast!

Hand-picked tutorials teach retouching, compositing, coloring and Photoshop basics in a fun and easy to follow way. This pack includes:
• The Beginners Guide to Compositing
• The Best Way to Cut Out Hair
• The Perfect Composite
• Island of Morel

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