Working in a stunning location with a terrific model is a fantastic starting position to get good images. But conceptually evolving them towards different moods and messages by applying various image looks in post is a powerful strategy! In my showcase I want to elaborate about some distinctly different basics.
There are some occasions where the lighting in a shot is a little harsh in certain areas (for example when shooting with a beauty dish).
Jake’s step-by-step article demonstrates a very quick Photoshop technique that help you to easily adjust the highlights without affecting the shadows.
Why, When & What to Use. For many portrait-, glamour/boudoir photographers, the image direct from the camera (despite attention to posing and lighting and getting it right in-camera) can be greatly enhanced through the application of simple editing techniques. Get an overview and recommendation about what to do and which tool(s) to use.
Stray hair protruding out against a plain background are a relatively easy fix. In terms of quick wins, a simple tidy up of these stray hairs works wonders.
Get an overview and quick step-by-step guide here.
This series of Mini Quick-Win Tutorials tackles individual issues that arise during a re-touch. It might appear to be long and involved but remember, we are also trying to demonstrate a range of techniques. You do not need to use all of them, but some may well save you a great deal of time and raise your images to the next level.
The last step in my post processing work is the cultivation of my imagery with film looks. Analogue image looks enhance the mood and evoke a feeling of authenticity. Applying this process helps me wiping out that clean, overly-perfect digital flavor…
Cropping in post refers to the removal of the outer parts of an image to improve framing, accentuate subject matter or change aspect ratio.
Most of my images here on BLOG+, in my guides and work for my clients are intentionally displayed as cropped versions of an original shot.
“Leaf” is about a level of communication with nature and how much people and the earth still share. Here you see the retouching process with the goal to show the physical as well as emotional processes that connect us to the greater world around us. A piece from the art department.