Here is a look at the Photoshop work that goes into creating a great floating shades image. From removing the clamp and layering the best bits of the images taken you will learn how to layer an image to create the best results and really turn your photo into something special.
Advertising, Product and Still Life Retouching
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When you see an image like this in advertising I’m sure you wonder what Photoshop work goes into creating stunning watch shots like this. Karl shows you how he removes the poles that hold the watch in place to shoot and how to cut out the watch and add it onto a graduated background.
When you do a lot of work in-camera it’s amazing to see how little Photoshop is needed on products like these. Find out exactly what is needed to be done to remove the reflection from the camera and get a perfect shiny finish.
Even simple shots like these need a bit of Photoshop to perfect, in this case it was mainly to remove the hand in the shot and to clean up the bubbles a bit to create a more clean and minimalist look. As there were a lot of shots taken in this shoot Karl talks you through choosing images and how …
If done correctly in camera Packshots require very little Photoshop and if you know how to do it properly then it can be done quickly and with not too much effort to create those clean, crisp shots that you’d expect.
You’ve seen the photo shoot- here’s the Photoshop. In this chapter watch as Karl explains how he layers up the images he took on the shoot to ensure that the lighting is great on the whole boot.
In this chapter Karl explains how and why he chooses to combine multiple different shots to create the perfect “liquid fashion” image.
This shot looks simple and effective and the Photoshop work used in this chapter reflects that. Here Karl explains the simple techniques that he used to perfect the image to a level that is professional and good enough for any advertising campaign.
This is really a clean looking shot that takes minimal Photoshop to perfect. Here Karl shows the minimal retouching that he used to turn these images into something extra special. He specifically looks at enhancing the labels and adding in a few extra splashes to really take the images to the next level.
In this chapter Karl shows you how you can really perfect this pint image and compares the image quality you can get from a 35mm Digital camera compared to the Medium Format Hassleblad. Karl also covers how you can add in a logo to your shot to take it that bit further.
In this chapter Karl does a review of the images that he shot on this shoot and explains what Photoshop was needed in order to create a clean and simple image that has real dramatic effect.
This chapter shows you how easy it is to create truly perfect and stunning cosmetic images that work perfectly as advertising images. Karl explains what to look out for in your images and what you can change to make your images even better.
In this chapter Karl takes you through the first few steps that are needed to perfect this beauty image. Here Karl looks at perfecting the models eyebrows and minor blemishes.
Here Karl looks at whitening the eyes of the model and editing some of the colouring to make the image seem more cohesive.
In the third part of this Photoshop tutorial Karl shows you the finishing touches that he added to this retouch.
In these bonus retouching videos Karl takes you through the retouch step by step on another shot taken on our Cosmetics Advertising Beauty shoot.
Removing stray hairs and ensuring an even hairline are the two main points tackled in this chapter.
In this chapter Karl looks at removing shine and enhancing the lips and makeup on the lips on the model in the image.
In this chapter Karl runs through some Photoshop work on the nose of the model as well as removing a few further blemishes and the table that the model was leaning on when the image was taken. On top of that in this chapter Karl also looks at adjusting some of the lines in this image in order to make …
In this final retouching chapter on this image Karl shows you how to perfect the eyes and eye makeup in the image as well as what final adjustments that are needed to create such a stunning beauty shot.