“The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.”
by Robert T. Kiyosaki
San Francisco night. HDR. Before and After.
Software I used to create my fractals, HDR and before and After plugin you can find here: Useful Links
Photo and Photoshop tutorials are here: WWW.PHOTIGY.COM
Silver ring with Swarovski crystals.
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended
You can try to do a retouching work with a mouse, but I highly recommend to use a pen tablet as Wacom:
Wacom Intuos4 Large
I’ve captured all retouching process of this piece of jewelry:-), and I hope you see the video on www.photigy.com as soon as we edit it.
Also, I’ve added the “Useful Links” page on this blog. I will add there links which I find useful.
Fractal + Photoshop “Brown Pearl”
Software: Apophysis 7X 15C
Before and After Alex Koloskov with two super cameras:-)
Here is the bigger size image: click
- Photoshop CS6
- Color Efex Pro – Bleach Bypass
I’ve captured all retouching process, so the video is coming soon:-)
Fractal “Blue Lotus”
Software: Apophysis 7X 15C
Used Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Retouching Time: ~3 hours
Tutorials: coming soon.
Similar tuts: Dodge and Burn
Here is only “After” in a bigger size: https://plus.google.com/u/0/116947906726568301788/posts/dt8NTJqHKbg
Want to learn more? Check out my collection of Post-processing tutorials on Photigy.com.
HDR Post-processing outline tutorial:
We started a new section in our PRO Corner, called “HDR Outline”. We believe that simple and short visual tutorials are more understandable way to learn. Below you can see Before and After picture from the first tutorial. Subscribe to Photigy Pro Corner to see all tutorials.
Before post-processing and after
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This flower fractal was created using Apophysis:
Atlanta Botanical Gardens, HDR Before and After:
FIRST PLACE: Larry Fisher
Read more about our first HDR post-processing contest on WWW.PHOTIGY.COM
Nikon D800E test: It is really a medium format quality from 35mm camera. Great source images for retouching:-)
Many people asked me how we created this effect, let’s call it Bleach Bypass. Below are briefly explanation how this can be achieved and Before and After images.
Hope this will help you to understand the basics of the technique and show the direction for your own development. I have also created more detailed step-by-step guide with video and forum discussion/critique for professionals on the “Pro Corner” of Photigy.
Here it is: Post Production Technique to Add Dramatic Bleach Bypass Effect in a Few Minutes
For creating such images I used Adobe Photoshop and Color Efex Pro plugin.
Here is a short description of the necessary steps:
1. Convert an image in Adobe Camera RAW
2. Apply Color Efex Pro/Bleach Bypass plugin
3. Adjust photo in Photoshop as you like by using masking and Levels, Hue/Saturation, Selective Color, Shadows/Highlights etc.
4. Add Dodge and Burn for more dramatic effect (must say that I did not do this step for the most of these photos)
Continue reading 3 Minutes Effect to Make a Difference for Your Photo: Bleach Bypass
This Before and After of our shot for a PHOTIGY Live assignment called “Funny Silverware“.
Behind the scene video you can find on WWW.PHOTIGY.COM