For my final project, I took the time to make a photomanip of myself in an hourglass! It took quite a while, and you can see the process on my last post.
Photo-manipulation self-portrait time-lapse retouch. For my final project at art school, I decided to go with what I know best, photoshop! Our graduation theme is “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” and I thought an hourglass would capture the ‘time’ theme!
Had a great time shooting some creative lighting in the studio a while ago. Styling, Models and some concept ideas by the beautiful and talented Kait Yeomans and Jenna Doiron. Can’t wait to try some more ideas with these pretty ladies!
Thanks to Jenna Doiron for being my model and stylist for this concept.
I got inspired to do another self portrait today! Things got a little surreal in the editing process. I have to keep reminding myself how much fun it is to work in the studio, by myself, with just the music and my camera. Let me know what you think!
Every photographer has their own process. Mine has very little to do with the actual photography part. I like to spend as little time in-camera as possible, and make the real magic happen in post. I wanted to show the progression of a single photo from start to finish, so I made a time-lapse screen capture of my editing over the course of several hours (condensed to 3 minutes for your viewing). Enjoy!
I treat a photo like a half-finished painting: softening every detail, painting in the shadows and highlights, adjusting every colour accent, and overlaying gritty textures. Here is a before & After look:
I understand that some photographers would prefer the original, raw version of this photo. But art is just an opinion, isn’t it? Thanks for reading!