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A Quick Way to Apply Retro Effect
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How can you make your photo to be special in a minute? You can change it using retro effect in a quick way using curve function mainly. This effect can be applied in different kind of photos especially for old style photos.
Here’s a little Photoshop guide to mimic the 300 style. The effects could also be applied to video in After Effects with a similar setup. Obviously there was a lot more in the compositing of each scene in 300, but I think this presents the basic elements. You can see the layering in an actual 300 shot on this page of the VFX article in this tutorial.
Most of time, it is difficult to shoot a nice style scene as you need to prepare lots of tools and shoot your scene in special weather with a nice background. Therefore, you can use different pictures and combine them together to form a wonderful photo.
Lots of movies are so successful because of their fantastic idea such as iceman or fire man. To create such, you always need to try and error until your greatest idea come up. Here will show you a sample to work on the liquidized girl.
Whatever design needs to have nice lighting effect to apply with, then the object background can be specified and focused. Geometric lighting effect could be applied to some scientific object. This tutorial will show you how to shape the light as a triangle.
Creating a realistic water surface in Photoshop is quite a challenge because it is the distorted reflection of the surroundings that makes the water look liquid. The displace filter is an excellent tool for making this distortion. Now it really looks like water. Notice that the layer mask is also distorted because it is linked to the layer. This causes the reflectivity to change with the angle of the surface.