Movie posters are a wonderful place to look for Inspiration when creating art. They are the culmination of countless creative people working together towards a common goal. A movie poster has to be so much more than a simple image. It must tell the story of the movie and pull people into the theaters.
In this episode we show you how to go from an image straight out of camera, into the dark image you see as the final. We cover how to Color your images to strip everything down to one Hue. Then you will learn how to cover your subject in Shadow, leaving only the necessary details.
Here are some of the Tools we use:
Curves – Curves are the foundation of editing images in Photoshop.
Blend If – Blend-if allows you to restrict a layer to be visible only where Highlights or Shadows exist.
Hue & Saturation – Colorize your image to make more of an impact
Unlike most professions, photography starts easy and gets harder the more you care about doing it right. It can be a frustrating process, but here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes photographers make and a few tips on how to rise above them.
Photography has changed a lot over the years. There are always new concepts to learn and creative techniques to explore – and there’s no better way to do it than by picking up an inspiring book. Here are our top 20 picks for the best photography books of all time to get you started.
Shooting in RAW has its ups and downs, but the flexibility it offers is a big plus for photographers. And, while it’s often the preferred format for pros, should you always shoot RAW? Here are some myths and realities of RAW vs. JPEG.