Silhouette Photography: Shooting and Post Processing

Silhouette Photography: Shooting and Post Processing

Silhouette Photography: Shooting and Post Processing is an Intermediate level study on 3D + Animation, produced by an expert, Erika Thornes. This study is an essential step for an individual who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation talent. It provides you a strong understanding on 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting, Video, Lightroom, 3D + Animation, Photography, Portraits, Lighting, Video and Lightroom.

Free Download - Silhouette Photography: Shooting and Post Processing
Author Erika Thornes
Publish Date 3/17/2017
Skill Intermediate
Duration 1h 42m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 40
Last Update N/A

Sometimes shapes tell better stories than shadows. A silhouette of a person or object can be a powerfully expressive, graphical representation of a person or scene. Besides, silhouettes can be fun to shoot.

In this course, photographer Erika Thornes demonstrates shooting techniques for several kinds of silhouette scenarios, from people to trees and more. She explores the lighting conditions that work best for silhouettes, and shoots several examples. The course concludes with an exploration of post-processing techniques that accentuate shapes and bring out lighting.

Topics include:

  • Getting the shot
  • Changing angle
  • Exposing for the sky
  • Using AE lock
  • Setting exposure compensation
  • Using Shutter Priority mode
  • Selecting a lens
  • Fixing the horizon
  • Adjusting contrast and blacks
  • Using the Targeted Adjustment tool
  • Adjusting HSL (hue, saturation, and luminance)
  • Using the histogram
  • Fixing banding and haloing

Silhouette Photography: Shooting and Post Processing : Video Lessons

  • Welcome30s
  • What you should know19s
  • Exercise files13s
  • What is a silhouette?1m 16s
  • Get the shot1m 5s
  • Post-production45s
  • Finding the light3m 51s
  • Angle2m 7s
  • Separation7m 18s
  • Think outside the box5m 31s
  • Expose for the sky2m
  • Dynamic range for silhouettes2m 55s
  • Exposure, an overview5m 31s
  • Leaving auto mode: Make the jump6m 58s
  • AE lock29s
  • Highlight Alert enable1m 22s
  • Shutter priority and exposure compensation40s
  • Exposure compensation on a mobile phone33s
  • Exposure compensation with a small camera40s
  • Lens selection3m 2s
  • Fixing the horizon2m 38s
  • Basics panel4m 15s
  • Contrast1m 57s
  • RGB51s
  • Targeted Adjustment tool1m 2s
  • Saturation2m 13s
  • Hue1m 6s
  • Luminance2m 10s
  • Distortion and vignetting56s
  • Chromatic aberation2m 45s
  • Using the histogram3m 8s
  • Fine tune with the Adjustment brush3m
  • Split toning3m 26s
  • Before and afters1m 25s
  • Workflow movie: Make adjustments7m 53s
  • Gradient filter6m 1s
  • Fixing banding and haloing5m 44s
  • Color overlay4m 51s
  • Recap24s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

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  • One Light Silhouette: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey: AdoramaTV
  • You can do many things with a single flash and one of the most fun techniques to master is shooting a silhouette. In this episode of ...

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