with Tim Wallace
Join Tim Wallace as he takes you through his entire process, from planning through completing the final composite, of photographing an airplane for a commercial project. In this cl... READ MORE
lessons: 8 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 32min
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Shooting and Compositing Commercial Projects
with Tim Wallace
Join Tim Wallace as he takes you through his entire process, from planning through completing the final composite, of photographing an airplane for a commercial project. In this class you’ll learn how Tim approaches the job, the planning that goes into each element of the final image, what factors you need to keep in mind when shooting, and how Tim pulls it all together in post processing. Through each step in the process, Tim shares tips and techniques he’s learned and developed from years of shooting similar commercial transport projects all over the world. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Tim as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Planning the Background
You need to know what the final background will look like before you photograph the aircraft.
lesson 3: Gear Check
Coming in from the runway, Tim walks through the gear he’s using for the shoot before heading out to photograph the plane.
lesson 4: Lighting the Aircraft
Tim steps through his process for lighting the aircraft.
lesson 5: Photographing the Backplate
With the aircraft photographed, and the shot planned, it is time to take the final image that the aircraft will be composited into. With the shots all captured, Tim heads to the studio to begin compositing the photographs together.
lesson 6: Post Processing the Aircraft Photos
Before creating the final composite, Tim completes the editing on the aircraft photos.
lesson 7: Saving the Clipping Path
Once your clipping path is complete, you’ll want to preserve the clipping path in a file of its own for future use.
lesson 8: Final Composite
The last step of the process is to composite the aircraft into the backplate image.
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meet  Tim Wallace
Tim Wallace is a commercial advertising photographer based in England. He works with many high-end clients such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Chevrolet, and Mustang. He is able to capture the beauty of the car along with its personality and soul. Tim has won awards such as British Commercial Photographer of the Year and UK Motor Industry Photographer of the Year.
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