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Visual effects in the style of 300
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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.
In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you the steps to create a unique Photo Manipulation via Mixture of Ice and Fire Textures. Along the way, it will show some interesting ways to manipulate texture via image adjustment tool and free transform tool.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We are going to use Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. You can always apply the same idea to your image and other objects you like.
Lots of treasury scenery are difficult to be captured. However, you can create the scenery based on sever realistic images using photo manipulation. The manipulation can allow you to produce the important scenery such as this butterfly scenery. To stand out the image, you can apply the contrast effect after.
Few different scenes can be merged together to result something as you like. In this tutorial, photos such as ship and waterfall have been selected and manipulated into a single scene. After adjustment of lighting and color, a nice ship falling scene have been created.