What do you think of when you hear the term “composite”? Lots of hours with the Pen tool cutting out elements or fiddling around with the Refine Edge tool?
Everyone loves a good hack; something that makes life a little easier.
One of the things Photoshop sells itself on is automated tools, the tools where it uses AI or an algorithm to do the work for you.
Mario Olvera is a photographer, digital artist, and friend from Mexico. He creates surreal conceptual composite images and commercial works.
One thing to remember when creating composites is that a couple of extra little details can make a huge difference.
Being a freelance photographer and digital artist, I have resigned myself to the fact that I will not always be able to use my own photography in the images I create for clients.
We are living in an exciting time, where software and machine learning are rapidly changing the way we approach work. For some industries, artificial intelligence will destroy job opportunities, but for other industries, it will revolutionize productivity. How will photography and the retouching world fare as editing software begins using this exciting technology?
Cyberpunk is very “in” at the moment. With the impending release of the video game and the rise of Synthwave music, a lot of cyberpunk art is being created.
If you’re a photographer who also does digital art or compositing, I promise you’re going to want to watch this quick tutorial.
Light stands are not known for being inconspicuous, and as such, if they are in your shot, they can be a real pain to deal with. However, with some careful planning, you can make it super easy to quickly composite the light stand out in Photoshop, and this helpful video will show you exactly how to do that.
Sometimes it is good to step away from commercial work for a little while and practice styles or techniques you would not normally use or would like to get better at.