Photographing for Compositing in Photoshop

Photographing for Compositing in Photoshop

Photographing for Compositing in Photoshop is an Advanced level course on Photography, crafted by an expert, Seán Duggan. This course is an essential pillar for anyone who needs to get better at his/her Photography expertise. It provides you a strong understanding on Masking + Compositing, Photography, Photoshop, Masking + Compositing, Photography and Photoshop.

Free Download - Photographing for Compositing in Photoshop
Author Seán Duggan
Publish Date 6/12/2015
Skill Advanced
Duration 3h 25m
Topic Masking + Compositing
Video Tutorials 42
Last Update 1/22/2018

Learn the creative and technical considerations involved in photographing with compositing in mind. Seán Duggan reviews the key elements of any compositing library, and then shows how to go out into the field and into the studio to capture the photographs you need to round out your own image library. He also reviews using props to expand your creative options and some simple post-processing techniques for creating different types of composites in Photoshop.

Topics include:

  • Types of composites
  • Using blend modes to create composites
  • Creating an image library for compositing
  • Photographing location elements
  • Using props
  • Photographing in the studio
  • Composite projects

Photographing for Compositing in Photoshop : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 3s
  • About the course1m 44s
  • Using the exercise files38s
  • Types of composites5m 3s
  • Seeing compositing possibilities7m 40s
  • Creating a simple blend-mode composite6m 54s
  • Using blend modes to create a photorealistic composite8m 7s
  • Lightroom collections and keywords for a composite library7m 35s
  • Discussing skies, water, and landscape elements for compositing4m 34s
  • Recognizing and photographing symbolic elements3m 37s
  • Introduction: Location shooting for composites44s
  • Planning the shot2m 38s
  • Getting the shot7m 52s
  • Shooting additional angles2m 18s
  • Understanding lighting, perspective, and camera angle to aid the composite2m 51s
  • Using a model in the composite3m 48s
  • Using props: Shooting a glass bottle2m 41s
  • Introduction: Shooting in a studio for composites1m 38s
  • Matching studio lighting to location shots and lighting the background for masking4m
  • Matching perspective, angle, and focal length3m 25s
  • Using location elements in the studio2m 47s
  • Shooting tethered in Lightroom for quick rough drafts3m 30s
  • Creating a studio mock-up composite in Photoshop4m 56s
  • Using the Quick Selection tool to select the subject9m 13s
  • Perfecting the selection with Select and Mask10m 12s
  • Using Smart Objects for nondestructive transformations8m 2s
  • Refinements with blend modes and adjustment layers9m 57s
  • Finishing touches8m 6s
  • Masking the subject8m 18s
  • Editing a layer mask9m 2s
  • Adding sand detail from another image12m 32s
  • Combining two seascape images7m 45s
  • Modifying rocks for a realistic look11m 14s
  • Final mask touch-ups4m 55s
  • Using adjustment layers to create tonal styling8m 23s
  • Next steps54s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

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  • A Secret Blend Mode for Compositing in Photoshop
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  • DateTime : 2017-11-25 14:24:30
  • Source : PiXimperfect
  • The Beginners Guide to Compositing
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  • DateTime : 2014-05-07 21:05:04
  • Source : PHLEARN

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