In this episode we cover a special technique we created to help blur the edges of a photo while keeping your subject in focus. Prepare to learn about drawing attention to your subject using radial focus blur!
In today’s episode, the rounded rectangle tool comes in handy as we create our icon. The rounded rectangle Tool helps us create are shape and there are enough options available for us to be really specific.
We’ll be taking an image, making it into a Smart Object and then placing it over an iPad. This technique would work great for anyone who wants to create a mock-up and see what it’d look like in real space.
Batch resizing is ideal for when you need to send a client several images for review but full-size files aren’t necessary. Learn to create an action that will resize an image to a specific length and apply it to all your images.
Get familiar with three of the fundamental rules for creating strong composition in a photo. And while creative rules are made to be broken, we’re confident that by using these techniques you’ll see a huge improvement in your own images.
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!