Levitation is one of the most popular effects in Photoshop and now learning it is easier than ever! This tutorial breaks down everything you need to know–from the photography to the Photoshop.
Create Light Rays from Scratch
Photoshop and Phlearn help you harness the power of the sun. Learn how the body effects light and how to make individual light rays for areas like hands and window panes.
Add Dust and Particles in the Air
With the included Phlearn Custom Photoshop Brush, you’ll be able to easily add natural dust and particles in the air to any image. Use this method to add glimmer and sparkle from light sources giving your photos that magical look.
Dodge and Burn
Learn how to dodge and burn to draw attention to your subject. Use what you learn to add style and interest to any image.
Liquify Tool Best Practices
Make your subject look their best without looking unnatural using the liquify tool properly. Use what you learn to dramatically alter the shape of the model’s clothing, hair and body bringing attention to the right places.
Own Your Pre-Production
We discuss how to choose the location, wardrobe, model, lighting and more. All of these decisions happen before the photo shoot. Getting them right will make your life easier and your final image stronger.
Set Your Camera
In order to create beautiful levitation photos you will need the right camera settings. Don’t just learn what settings to use, learn WHY to use them.
Become the Director
Learn different tips and tricks for posing your model to make them look amazing and create a truly convincing levitation effect.
Capture Every Frame
Creating levitation requires shooting multiple images for composite. Learn the details about each image you need to capture to create a stunning composite in Photoshop.
Plan Your Vision
Every Photoshop project should start by creating a plan of action. This is extra important for composites. See how to identify what to keep, what to get rid off, what to combine and what to enhance.
Make Advanced Selections with the Pen Tool
Sometimes the best way to create advanced selections is on your own using the Pen Tool. This Phlearn PRO Tutorial includes a Bonus Pen Tool Video with in-depth instructions.
Create the Ultimate Composite
When creating a multiple image composite, you may encounter areas of your photo that require some special attention. Learn how to complete a complicated task by breaking it into smaller tasks that are more familiar.
Tone Your Color
Learn how to color tone the image to create a more cohesive, artistic feel. We show you how to color small areas of the photo, like this rose, drawing attention and adding style.
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