These are the three major variables that go into creating a composite. To create a believable end result, the color, light, and perspective has to match as much as possible between the images you’re compositing.
Even great photos can usually be improved in Photoshop. There are some things that simply can’t be controlled during a photoshoot that end up being distractions in the final image. Let’s take a look at correcting them.
We’ve focused on Retouching a lot here at Phlearn, taking care of zits, applying Makeup in Photoshop, you name it. But we’ve never covered taking care of larger Scale blemishes and redness, such as rosacea or in this case red powder.
When there is a need to replace a window in Photoshop, or bringing part of one photo into another, it is absolutely necessary that you match the colors and perspective to make it look like it belongs there.
Yesterday we took you through our process in coming up with the perfect lighting for a portrait of Chris, Phlearn’s CFO, and today we’ll be taking you through the steps we took in Photoshop to bring our final image together!
For an editorial-Style headshot, we decided we wanted lighting inspired by the likes of editorial photographers such as Martin Schoeller. We had to go through about five different lighting setups before we finally found one we really liked!
A big part of being a professional photographer is making sure your Workflow is as efficient as possible. Even if you’re not a professional, using Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop will drastically shorten the amount of time it takes to Edit Photos.
When shooting a Composite, it’s always important to start out with your Background. This gives you the framework of what your image will look like and how your subject will interact with their surroundings.
We get a lot of people asking us what the difference is between the Healing Brush Tool and the Clone Stamp. While they both have similar uses, there is a Difference in how these Tools get the job done.
It can be hard to pump up the Colors in a photograph without making it look unnatural. In RGB mode, changing your Colors in Curves will also produce changes in Brightness and Exposure. To fix this, we can easily switch to LAB Mode.