This is a highlight reel of Sue Bryce demonstrating her go-to presets in Exposure 7 during CreativeLIVE's Gear Day. She shows how she likes to leverage the different tools available to batch process her retouched images and get her quintessential Master's fine art look, fast.Image © Sue Bryce.
Demonstrates how to control the blur edges for subtle creative focus effects. There are plenty of other helpful techie-tidbits for improving your workflow, too. This video demonstrates a good use of the heart creative aperture shape--when combined with adjustments to the creamy value and boosted highlights it looks great.Image © Joe Payne
Demonstrates how to make precise Bokeh regions. When you want absolute control over the blurring effect, custom regions are the best solution. The vid is chock-full of helpful tidbits about the how they behave, when to use them, and more.Image © Joe Payne
Join Jimmy Beech, David Mecey, and Hernan Rodriguez for the kick off for a shoot-off video series between two of the industries best. Each photographer shoot portraits of the same model, on the same shoot, using their own creativity.Images © David Mecey & Hernan Rodriguez
Hernan shares plenty of great tidbits about available vs. manufactured light. He also covers the use of lighting modifiers to contour contrast. Being a portrait photographer, Hernan emphasizes the model's face, so he has a few tricks to make magic happen on his camera sensor--not in post.Images © Hernan Rodriguez
This is the second episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, Hernan gives an informative lesson on shooting portraits. He shares lots of great advice on how to find the best angle to shoot anyone.Images © Hernan Rodriguez
This is the third episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. David gives a detailed break down of a lighting setup for a portrait shoot. When properly performed, the final shots will have an aura about them. A phenomena named: the sparkle. Check out the video and hear David's rules to make your own..Images © David Mecey
Wanted to pay one last tribute to our head-to-head video series with David Mecey and Hernan Rodriguez. The content packed into the series took a lot of collaborative effort from everyone on the team, so recording was a bit intense. Pressure like that made a fantastic environment for funny, embarrassing footage.
Exposure 6 includes a gang of new lighting effects such as realistic sun flares, and authentic vintage borders from world-renowned photographer Parker J Pfister. This video demonstrates importing your own custom texture overlays and includes specific details about appropriate file types and blend modes.Image © Tony Sweet
Learn how to take the selected images from Part 1 and perform intermediate compositing techniques in Adobe Photoshop. This is not a beginner's tutorial. If you plan to follow along with your own project, you may want to keep your cursor near the pause button.Image © Jimmy Beech
Parker J Pfister outlines his editing workflow from beginning to end. Many of Exposure’s features are combined and used together to spice up the shot. Parker’s innate understanding of his gear and what he wants his images to say flows directly into his technique in post.Image © Parker J Pfister