We are now four parts into the art of composite series, and this week we touch upon style and influence.
Photoshop’s days are seriously numbered thanks to the likes of AI, machine learning, and neural networks. The question is, what should photographers be doing to prepare for this big change?
It seems each recent camera announcement has brought a higher megapixel count — including Sony’s latest 60mp+ release. But whether you’re shooting on 24mp APS-C, 50mp full frame, or 100mp medium format, you might not be getting all the resolution you paid for. Check out this list for 3 clarity-robbing problems and their fixes.
If eyes are the windows to the soul, eyeglasses can be the dust on the on the screen, with their reflective surfaces obscuring arguably the most important part of a portrait — the eyes.
So let me start with a bold statement. Adrian Sommeling is probably the most famous composite artist in the world.
I’m the first to admit I love Lightroom. Sure, it has its issues, like occasionally slow performance on good hardware and an admittedly aging interface, but I’m comfortable with it. There are a number of tasks, though, that you just shouldn’t be using Lightroom for. Want to know what they are?
Anya Anti is an internationally published photo artist from the Ukraine who now lives in the Big Apple. If you have never seen her work, you are missing out on a whole series of quirky, interesting, and fantastical images that stir up emotion and imagination.
For some people, photography is more than just work. They put their blood, sweat, and tears into passion projects for which they get no payment.
Welcome back to The Art of Composite Photography. In the previous parts, we have covered pre-visualization, planning, and unbreakable rules.
Childhood photos are precious, particularly to the parents of said child, so why not teach that parent to edit the photos in Photoshop?
Everyone in the industry must know who Pratik Naik is by now. And if you don’t, then you should. In ten years Pratik has become one of the most famous retouchers on the planet.
What’s up? Glad you could make it for part 2 of my Art of Composite Photography series.
Over the past 7 years since I first bought my camera, I have been lucky enough to meet a fair amount of the people that I looked up to in the industry. Some of them I have become very good friends with.
A lack of light is the enemy of any photographer and, in certain situations, it may force you to bump your ISO far higher than you’re comfortable with. The resulting visual noise in the image can render it unusable. Unless you follow this tutorial from PiXimperfect, that is.
The Hubble telescope has provided us some of the greatest images of the observable universe we’ve ever seen, but they’re black and white as standard. So how do scientists know what color to make them?
Do you have an image that is more popular with people than any of your others? One that stands out head and shoulders above all your work?
I always say, once you have the core foundations of Photoshop down you are pretty much set. There are plenty of neat tricks to learn, but most of the time the tricks are one-offs.
Color grading is one of the final and most important steps to giving any image a really professional touch. This helpful video tutorial will show you everything you need to know about color grading using the Color Balance tool in Photoshop.