Creating Lighting Effects for Advanced Compositing

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Learn how to create and composite your own amazing lighting effects with Bret Malley! In this class you'll discover the techniques Bret uses to create cool lighting effects with inexpensive tools you can use do almost anywhere. Beyond the gear and tools you'll learn how to set up the shots, the importance of pre-visualizing the final looks, how to capture the lighting elements, how to review and select the pieces you'll need, and how to pull it all together in post processing. No special plug-ins are needed, just basic camera gear, a dark space, Photoshop, and your imagination.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Gear and Setup
Lesson 3 : Light Painting Tools
Lesson 4 : Painting With Light
Lesson 5 : Small Scale Pyrotechnics
Lesson 6 : Larger Scale Pyrotechnics: Part 1
Lesson 7 : Larger Scale Pyrotechnics: Part 2
Lesson 8 : Reviewing and Making Selects
Lesson 9 : Pre-visualization
Lesson 10 : Editing in Camera Raw
Lesson 11 : Compositing Elements Together
Lesson 12 : Warping Lighting Effects
Lesson 13 : Shifting Colors
Lesson 14 : Adding in Fire
Lesson 15 : Final Effects

Bret Malley | Imaginative Photographer & Educator

Bret Malley

Bret is an educator and professional photographer specializing in imaginative, surreal, and often magic-enhanced creations. He is the author of Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC and his work has been featured in publications such as Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and Photography is Art magazines. He is a full-time college professor teaching classes on photography, design, motion graphics, and Adobe Photoshop.

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