Posts Tagged ‘composite’

Summer Fades Into Fall in This Simple Image Made Up of a Few Smartphone Photographs

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Here’s a neat idea you can try next time the seasons change. All it took to create the image above was a couple of months of dedication, a smartphone, and a bit of work in Photoshop. No special gear, and not that much in way of effort, but a pretty cool (if a bit over-saturated) final product. Read more…

Video: Erik Almas Defends Composite Photography and Shows You How It’s Done

Erik Almas is here today to share his personal perspective on what a composition is and where he believes it falls in the world of photography. Beyond sharing his thoughts on digital compositions though, he also takes a BTS look at the making of one of his more recent compositions, using images captured while in the deserts of Namibia.

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GIF Shows Just How Much Composition Can Go Into a Single Advert

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We all know how much time and effort is put into photo compositions, but the process by which the above image was created is even more mind-blowing when it’s compiled into the GIF you see below. Read more…

Impressive Composite Captures 8 Hours of Departures From LAX in a Single Frame

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Now this is a composition. Spending an entire day just outside of LAX and another “eight or so hours” in Photoshop, photographer Mike Kelley put together a photo he’s calling “Wake Turbulence” — a composite that documents an entire day of departures from LAX. Read more…

Viral Before-and-After Composite Captures the Devastation in Kiev in a Single Frame

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Reddit user Nasdaf created this moving composite photograph using images of Kiev’s Independence Square captured before and after the havoc wreaked by violent clashes between the government and protesters. Read more…

BTS: Making Epic Advertising Composites with Erik Almas

Purists might not take to all of photographer Erik Almas‘ work, and in particular the work featured here, but if you can get over the fact that these are composites that necessarily need some help in the computer to come to life, Almas’ advertising photography will blow your mind. Read more…

World Press Photo Alters Post Processing Rules in Light of 2012 Controversy

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In light of the heated debate over post-processing sparked by the winner of World Press Photo of the Year 2012 award, the Amsterdam-based organization has chosen to implement some rule changes before it asks for this year’s entries in a couple of months time. Read more…

‘Average’ Web App Creates a Composite Image from a Flickr Set or Tag

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We’ve run across some neat web apps in the past — be it the Face to GIF app that lets you create animated GIFs with ease using your computer’s webcam, or something a bit more practical like UT’s enlarging and denoising app.

The ‘Average‘ web app definitely falls on the less-practical side of things. It allows you to easily combine any number of Flickr photos from a set or tag into a composite average of them all. Read more…

Creating an Awesome Photo Manipulation from Sketch to Final Product

Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson creates amazing photo manipulations — in fact, we’ve actually featured his work before. This, however, is the first time we’ve had the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at how these manipulations come together.

In the video above he gives us a glimpse at how he created the manipulation Drifting Away, all the way from the first sketch to the final 123-layer manipulation. Read more…

Photographer Blends Portraits of Fathers and Sons to Show Genetic Similarities

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People often comment on how similar sons look to their fathers, but how similar are they, really? Photographer Craig Gibson decided to find out, and created a photo project called “Boys and Their Fathers.”
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