Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
Composite Photo Contest Submission
Contest Number: 113 Contest Theme: Composite Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f3.5-f5.6 AL WR Camera: Pentax K-7 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F11 
Posted By: Photobuddy25, 01-06-2016, 06:47 PM

Hi,

This is a composite of two images, the first being of a Hawker Hunter aircraft (static display) at an airshow I recently attended, the second being a background image of clouds. The steps undertaken to create this image were as follows: 1. Create cut-out of aircraft and paste into new layer, 2. Adjust contrast to recover detail from original image (about 3-5 stops underexposed, to retain cloud detail in the original image), 3. Add motion blur to create sense of movement, 4. Paste image onto cloud layer, 5. Adjust lighting on aircraft to simulate how the plane would look "in-flight", 5. Overlay image with cloud effects, to create a sense of aerial perspective and the exhaust gases from rear of the plane, 6. Create faint "glow" within the airframe, to simulate afterburner ignition (unrealistic, but cool!), and finally, add flare effects and reflections on cockpit canopy to simulate sunlight, etc.

Hope you enjoy my submission !

Chris

P.S. On reflection, the only thing I would change in this image would deb to add some free space on the right for the plane to move in to, but that is easily fixed in Photoshop.

Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-7  Photo 

Views: 219
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
aircraft, cloud, contest, detail, effects, image, layer, paste, photo, photo contest, plane, sense
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nature Which photo for company photo contest submission? frogoutofwater Photo Critique 5 07-17-2015 07:09 AM
2015 photo contest submission Guardian720 Monthly Photo Contests 2 02-03-2015 09:24 AM
Landscape Pentax K-3 Photo Contest Submission Ryan Tischer Pentax K-3 Photo Contest 14 06-02-2014 04:31 AM
Macro K-3 Photo Contest Submission danmatyola Pentax K-3 Photo Contest 2 06-02-2014 01:38 AM
Nature Photo Contest Submission - Aspens AdamfromCanada Pentax K-3 Photo Contest 3 06-01-2014 09:55 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:30 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top