Posts Tagged ‘composite’

Animated GIFs Showing the Photo Composite Work of Richard Roberts

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Richard Roberts is a freelance creative retoucher and digital artist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over the past decade, he has worked on advertisements and promotional materials for clients that include Fox, HBO, Mountain Dew, Under Armor, Kelloggs, and Gillette.

For most of his projects, Roberts will capture snapshots of the image at various stages of compositing — glimpses are later combined into animated GIFs that show how the various images were made.
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Giant Fantasy Scenes Created by Photographing Kids on the Floor with Everyday Things

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German photographer Jan von Holleben is known for creating imaginative scenes by having kids lie on the ground and carefully arranging everyday objects around them. One of his first viral projects that featured this style was “Dreams of Flying“.

His latest one is the most ambitious and elaborate of them all. Titled “Konrad Wimmel is in Town,” the series features gigantic scenes that took a year to create.
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These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

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By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account boasting more than 600,000 followers. His stream of images consists of dreamlike photos that are often clearly the result of compositing, but there’s one hidden fact that sets Jahns apart: his editing is done strictly on his phone.
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How I Created This Viral Puddle Reflection Picture in Photoshop

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My name is Michael Pistono, and I’m a 28-year-old photo enthusiast living in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was recently playing around with a reflection photo when I had the idea of creating another one out of a puddle — one that featured both tall buildings and an airplane.

The photo I ended up creating in Photoshop (shown above) went viral online. Here’s a look at how it was made.
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This is What Photos of the Night Sky Would Look Like if the Andromeda Galaxy Were Brighter

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What would the night sky look like if the closest spiral galaxy to us were as bright as the moon and visible in its entirety to the naked eye? The photo above offers a pretty accurate look (Click the image for a larger version).

Created by Tom Buckley-Houston, the composite image shows the Andromeda galaxy’s actual size in the night sky with a huge boost in brightness.
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This is What the Sunset Would Look Like if Your Eyes Could See Like a Hydrogen Alpha Telescope

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Astrophotographer extraordinaire Göran Strand created this neat composite image to explore an interesting ‘what if?’ scenario: What if your eyes could see the sun the way a Hydrogen Alpha Telescope does? What would a sunset look like then? Read more…

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…