Kitchenware product photography for Walmart. Atlanta photographer Alex Koloskov

Rouge 24. Small appliances collection for Walmart

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Kitchenware package photography, panini

Kitchenware package photography, panini

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Our photographer Alex Koloskov :-)

Location: AKELstudio, Alpharetta, GA

Atlanta commercial photographer Alex Koloskov

Atlanta photographer Alex Koloskov

Atlanta photographer Alex Koloskov

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How to determine overexposed and underexposed areas using Photoshop

note: This lesson will be  useful for photo retouchers, who will be dealing with partially overexposed image, where important to see exactly where overexposed areas is.  For example, if you need to get completely white background, etc.

Couple years ago we found that a histogram on the camera or different software’s don’t show overexposed areas correctly. Here is why: camera histogram will use JPEG to evaluate, even if you shoot RAW. So, it is inaccurate by definition.
When I’ve  tried to find the answer in Internet, I get no luck, there are only tutorials and lessons how to fix this overexposed areas in Photoshop, but nothing about how to  find these areas correctly.

So this tutorial about how to find and determine overexposed and underexposed areas using Photoshop.

Look at this image:

image-with-overexposed-areas

Some areas are overexposed here. Let’s check where are these areas:

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How to create a High Key Photography Effect in Photoshop

Naturally, High Key portraits should be done with a studio lighting and it is good to have  at least three light sources, plus  reflectors.  Photographer for a purpose overexposing most of the objects in a scene, making them look just pure white. Very few shadows can be left on a model’s face.

However, with the mister PhotoShop in charge, we can have the same effect on a regular, normally exposed image.  Below I’ll show you how to do
a pseudo High Key photography using Photoshop.

High key effect made in Photoshop

High key portrait created in Photoshop

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Water splash and fruits royalty free stock images

Retouching and editing photos for stock agencies

Location: AKELstudio, Alpharetta, GA

Atlanta commercial photographer Alex Koloskov

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Food photographer, Atlanta GA

Food photographer, Atlanta GA

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