Some time ago I was impressed with stunning water splash photos some photographers did. I saw flowers, birds, bulls, horses. I was curious how they actually did it?
Now I know the answer:-)
First, you need a huge set of water splash images and second, many hours of assiduous work. And here is my water splash butterfly:
As you can see at my Layer palette, I did many trials, errors, experimentation. See how many layers turned off:-) But for me it’s only one way to learn – error and trial, and trial again. This what we call experience:-)
These photos I’ve used as a source to combine them in my composition:
Not so much, right? I had a really great source of images (thanks Alex and I did not need dozens files to work with.
I’ve spend 6 hours for this job.
What do you need to know to do similar picture:
- Photoshop masking
- Filter Liquify
- Color correction
- Healing and Cloning tools
How to create such water splashes you can read at Alex’s blog on Pixiq.com. It’s fun:-)
And don’t be afraid to try!