Step-by-Step: UO Volleyball

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these but I’ve had a few questions about how I created the UO Volleyball posters from this past year. The process is fairly easy but it was a matter of getting the right assets upfront (mainly the silhouette) to pull off the look. Let’s dive in. Step 1: RAW Image Here is part of the RAW image used for the silhouette. I’m just dissecting the image from the layers so this is already in the crop and because of that we are losing some of the top and bottom of the
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Sports Lifestyle: Running

About a month ago I was asked to do a test for a company and I posted some of the images that I submitted. You can find the old post here. That post goes into detail about some other things but you can see the images that were sent in. The company has some pretty strict guidelines on how they want their images processed and exactly what you can do with them. Since then, I’ve been wanting to go back and rework the images on how I normally would and get them ready to be uploaded to a lifestyle section
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The Art of the Composite

I’ve been tossing the idea around about how I can give you all a better idea of how I do my work and not really sure what the best way is to share that with you all. I think at this time, the clearcut winner would have to be to purchase some screencasting software so I can do some walk through post processing tutorials, as well as, just some general “time-lapse” videos of a start to finish image. But, until I have the software (and have it figured out) this is the best that I can do. My recent “Winter
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Nike Air Max 2010+

As you may or may not have been able to tell, I’ve been trying to build up a little bit of a product photography portfolio after my recent internship with Swanson Studio in Portland. I have to tell you the truth that I’ve never been a fan of product photography and always found it a little bit dull and boring until my internship. Somehow, the guys over at Swanson take basic looking products and make them look spectacular. After that experience, I felt like I should try my hand at it since it’s very meticulous work (perfect for a perfectionist).
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