High Fashion Harajuku

Another year has passed! 2011 has been a fruitful year for all of us and what a great way to start 2012 is by giving. As you can see the original image seems flat and needs tons of clearing. A lot of clutter which basically distracts the viewer to the subject. 1.     First we want to do is to clean up the image using the “patch tool-ticked to source”, by dragging the selected area to the cleaner part on the image these  instantly clones the texture of the selected part... Read The Rest →

DIY Gorilla Skates

DIY Gorilla Skates from Ben Carino on Vimeo. The Idea came from Kickstarter, the goal is to create an inexpensive DIY dolly that can somehow have the flexibility to create professional shots, rotate around objects, sliding, gliding and panning shots.

The Fighter

My first attempt on 3 point lighting. I tried to deconstruct a lighting similar to Howard Schartz image on Manny Paquiao as shown here: So, Deconstructing the image it We Get: 1. A softbox Above the Subject. 2. A Strobe at the back 3. Another infront. Modifying mine with a red gel. Diagram Below: Diagram courtesy of  lightingdiagrams.com. Post process will be on my next entry. Thanks for Reading!   .

Amazon

Another funshoot from the lightbender project. For now, will show the layers Used to achieve the look. I know some some photoshop artist can reverse the the workflow and achieve the final image just by referring through layers. O lazy Me… Have A great day reversing!

Amazon Queen

First Tuts on Photo manipulation, Ill try to make it step by step so please bear with me, with the A huge thank you to another lightbender Project Friend, Leon for sharing this great image.  This are the two images we are going to work with. Lets Manipulate the foreground to match exactly like the BG. 1. Drag the amazon lady image to the elephant.     2. Erase or make a garbage mask around the foreground; this is to eliminate excess “garbage” around the image, also to see the... Read The Rest →

 
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