In this photography class Karl walks you through the entire post-production process needed to take the RAW image of his floating cosmetics splash shot to the final, polished stages suitable for a high end advertising shot.
This informative chapter applies a number of commonly used Photoshop techniques well suited to product photography. In addition to explaining why we use these tools and demonstrating how to correctly apply them, Karl also shares a number of lesser-known tricks that can be used to enhance an image.
From removing unwanted splashes to correcting hue and saturation and working with layer masks, this chapter covers all the essentials for editing product images.
In this photography class we cover the following:
- Post-production techniques for product photography
- Common Photoshop tools and how to use them
- How to create composite images in Photoshop
- Layers & layer masks
- Establishing a post-production workflow
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