On the second part of the tutorial I add more details to the scene and add light effects to those details in order to match the main light on the scene.
Go to Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvxQqsa97K8
This is a more advanced manipulation tutorial where you will learn advanced lighting techniques. I announced this tutorial on one of my newsletter and here it is.
On the first part of this tutorial I will show you how I turned an alley into a dark night environment using layer styles and the brush to paint shadows. I’ll also show you how I created realistic headlights for the car.
This is the first live tutorial I recorded so I had no idea what I will end up with. Basically I wanted to show how to get a high contrast hard light effect in Photoshop, almost HDR looking. I wanted to keep things realistic so I used the contrast masking technique to keep the original shadows of the model.
Resources FREE DOWNLOAD: https://downloads.psdbox.com/hard-light-effects-in-photoshop/
This tutorial can be followed in Adobe Elements as well.
0:51 Making the background
3:17 Background adjustments
7:49 Adding the model
8:54 Shadow masking in Photoshop
13:07 The hard light effect using dodge & burn
20:50 Hard light effect effacement with filters
23:49 The Shadows/Highlights filter for HDR effect
Model stock image by Marcus Ranum: http://mjranum-stock.deviantart.com/
Background image by Julia Starr: http://night-fate-stock.deviantart.com/
Sky stock image by Pelleron Stock: http://pelleron-stock.deviantart.com/
This tutorial is for more advanced Photoshop users. The main techniques shown in this video are about lighting effects: how to use the Lighting Effects filter, how to create shadows…
Model by: http://www.youtube.com/user/DMacstudios
0:45 Create eh background
1:13 Mask and replace the sky
4:25 Background adjustments
13:10 Dodging & Burning
18:15 Add the model
20:00 Model shadow
22:21 Model adjustments
25:24 Light effects
28:22 Ambient effects