Building the flame mask


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Building the flame mask

We have got this beautiful, beautiful composition here. We have totally dealt effectively with the fact that we had a warm subject against the warm background. We have addressed the blonde hair quite nicely, it looks absolutely great against this, completely formed background, she was nowhere near the Valley Of Fire. I shot the Valley Of Fire photograph. Andre Barrack, a guy I don't even know in a totally different country shot the foreground image here. But we still have to deal with our third challenge which is the flame. The flame remains broken, and part of the problem is that the flame is darkening the background in certain places. So it's either darkening the background or it's just kind of covering up the background, it's just making what was formerly blue, orange, which is not what a flame would do it, this doesn't all of a sudden convey completely different colors. It's not like an opaque phenomenon. It lightens the background, it is a lightning agent u...

Building the flame mask
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Building the flame mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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