One of the most important elements in creating an underwater scene is depth. Follow along step-by-step from photographing the model in-studio to compositing all of the many images together into the final scene. All with perfect color, blue and depth.
Unite the subject with their environment by adding interaction between them. Plan ahead to pose the model in a way that will compliment the scene. Learn how to evaluate what’s important to make this interaction more seamless.
Create as much depth as possible to make the image go on forever. Learn the principles behind adding depth and how to accomplish this much more easily. See how to avoid easy-to-make mistakes to keep your images from looking fake.
Create Flowing Hair
Learn how to photograph and composite multiple images of the model’s hair together to give the impression that it is flowing underwater. Then see how to blend and color it perfectly to become one with the rest of the scene.
Blur to Perfection
Add different amounts of blue to different areas of the image to achieve a perfect sense of depth. Learn the best practices for analyzing how much is too much to nail this effect.
Blend and Composite
Learn the secrets to compositing and blending multiple photos together to create seamless, stunning effects. From start to finish, you will see how each image is adjusted and combined using Photoshop.
Light Your Subject
Learn how to light and photograph images like this. Creating an underwater look is really complex. Even more so when you want to make the composited jellyfish light the subject.