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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Digital Color Reproduction.

You can convert pretty much any black and white photograph to color using this simple photoshop technique. 

Open the black and white image in photoshop. 
Create a new layer.
Change the blending mode to Color.
Take the brush tool and paint the required color on the new layer. 
You could reduce the opacity of the layer a bit to make the colors more natural.



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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Day Train: Digital Matte


Click here to watch the layer breakdown video.

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Sessions: Modelling Madness.

In 3D computer graphics, polygonal modeling is an approach for modeling objects by representing or approximating their surfaces using polygons.


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Monday, November 30, 2015

Designing Movie Posters.

A film poster is a usually a print-ad used to promote and advertise a film. One of the most effective promotional tools out there- and is a massive opportunity window for creative designers worldwide.

Things to remember while creating a poster:

-Pay close attention to the genre of the films and design your style accordingly
-TypeDesign is the KEY
-Think Minimal. Show what is needed and not a thing more


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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Tips for getting the perfect Splash Photography


-Make sure that you are shooting against a dark backdrop


-Since you will be shooting at a faster shutter-speed make sure that there is enough light to compensate for it.


-If you want a clear glass without the object used to splash the water up, take two exposures (One before the impact and one after it) and create a composite using Photoshop. 




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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Mise-en-Scene

Mise-en-Scene, is everything that goes in front of the camera in that particular scene. Lighting, Costumes, Backgrounds, Foregrounds, Positioning, Props etc. This is really critical while creating interesting miniature/toy photographs. You can see my associate, Param, carefully staging the scene for the shot. The final image was captured using the OnePlus2 mobile camera.


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Tips to get the perfect Moon Shot.



Ideal settings (See the attached screenshot of the cam-display) could be :
Any DSLR camera
ShutterSpeed: 1/1250 ;
Aperture: 5 and above ; 
ISO: 800 to 1600;
Zoom: 200mm to 300mm;
A full moon night.

Its better to use Manual Focus unless you have a fast lens.


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Faking Depth with 2D Images in AE

I am back from the really long hiatus. Lots of changes, personally and professionally- but glad that I still own the same old brain. Here's a short video clip and its composition breakdown. 

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Composition Breakdown


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