Lighting Storm

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Lighting Storm

Graham Jones 10/24/2004 1:41:05 AM

This is the original image. #181446

Graham Jones 10/24/2004 2:11:15 AM

Ok - this is the link to a PDF file that details how the above was done. I have specifically done this for Nicole G but maybe someone else out there can benefit. Please note that the PDF is about 700k

http://www.users.on.net/~stormcraft/Photoshop%20Background%20Lighting%20Technique.pdf

regards, Graham #865505

Joe Terni 10/24/2004 3:04:35 AM

I am not at all into close up people shots,but I will tell you this,that works like magic.It realy dose make such a difference.Very very impressive and I am sure many will benefit from your info.Lovely shot anyhow both before and after. #865554

Graham Jones 10/24/2004 3:16:00 AM

Gee thanks Joe. Yes it does help. Having a teenage daughter whose skin can be fabulous one day and very average the next has made me play with photoshop a fair bit :-)
Love your photos from the West - great to see a Sandgroper up here at Betterphoto.

regards, Graham #865575

Susana Matos 10/24/2004 5:13:38 AM

this is a wonderful, beautiful, superbe work and THANK YOU for sharing it with us!
Now, your daughter should be proud ....
Cheers from Portugal, Su #865756

Lori Carpenter 10/24/2004 6:15:47 AM

Graham, thank you so much for that tutorial. You did a great job not only in coming up with that procedure, but setting up that tutorial. Thanks again. #865893

Nicole Grimsley 10/24/2004 1:17:47 PM

Graham, THANK YOU!! It's great because your work is wonderful and you're always willing to share how you did it. I have gotten a lot of help from your past explanations. I love photoshop, but don't always know how to do things. Anyway, thanks for doing this! Nicole G. #866771

Wendy Amdahl 11/15/2004 6:45:49 PM

Congratulations Jonesy! Beautiful photo of your beautiful daughter! :o) #913396

Joe Terni 11/16/2004 4:55:59 AM

Goodonya Graham...a very well deserved finalist...a great shot with some terrific information as well ...best of luck.Sandgroper Joe. #915783

Jonna Bergström 11/18/2004 12:01:21 AM

Congratulations, Graham!!! Beautiful image!!! #922585

Protacio Serna 12/15/2004 7:34:38 PM

Excellent.

Great tutorial.

Regards
Protacio Serna
www.pserna.com #974099

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 1/13/2005 6:07:55 PM

Graham! Thanks so much! Dorothy sent me a link to this page and now I have your tutorial! I love what you've been able to accomplish! Thanks again for sharing! #1032155

Federico Collazuol 1/6/2006 2:47:26 AM

Your portraits are beautiful, Graham! Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial! #2257604

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Description

A BP member asked me how I created the effect of background lighting in Photoshop. I used this photo as an example. The PDF document that describes this can be found in the discussion as can the original image.

regards, Graham


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