© Levi Sim

© Levi Sim

I wanted to make a photograph of a car that looked like it had been shot in one of those fancy studios with the enormous soft boxes, but I had to do it on the grass at the fair grounds. This video shows how I made it happen using layer masks in Photoshop.

Relighting a Car in Post from Photofocus Video Channel on Vimeo.

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  1. That is really cool! Thanks for sharing this.

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  2. […] I gotta come clean. That image at the top of this post is not only HDR, but it’s a combination of two HDR images. The thing is, the starburst on the sun happens at ground level, while the rich color in the clouds happens several minutes later as the sun sets at the higher altitude. So, for this one I combined the good sunburst with the Kodachrome clouds. I used exactly the same technique that I demonstrated previously in this video. […]

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About Levi Sim

Photography is my life, and I'd like my photography to be part of your life, too. Whether I make pictures with you or help you learn to make your vision pop out of the camera, I'm happy to help.

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