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posted on 20th of april, 2010

I just uploaded my first images with absolutly white background with photoshop editing for few minutes.

At my first isolated images I worked for a long time in Photoshop (something about hour) and one of them became my best selling stock image, but not at DT
others are not so successful

But now I discover a new way of working in photoshop and editing takes few minutes as I have said. But also quality of images must be higher too.
These pictures was made at home using light from the window

And the last one is my first studio shot

Comments (9)

Posted by Keki on April 20, 2010
I shoot in my tiny yard and totally agree that's it's not at all hours of day looking forward to that tutorial :) And good luck with studies
Posted by Tan510jomast on April 20, 2010
Your welcome Dmitrytsvetkov.
My favorite lighting is a giant studio (Existing light - early morning /late afternoon ). I shoot most during summer which is the only time I can shoot here on location . My models love that too. We do the most work in these 3 months of the year. The rest of the year, the weather is not so cooperative, so I have to move indoors. That's where the studio is useful esp during the winter months. Studio gives you more control of your lighting and you can shoot anytime you want, but it's sterile unlike natural lighting where the spectrum is full and more organic.
yes, if I had to choose between studio work and on location existing light at the right time right place plus fill flash and reflectors, I wouldn't trade all the studio lighting for Mother Nature 's soft ambient light.
Posted by Dmitrytsvetkov on April 20, 2010
thanks for comments)
Tan510jomast, "Studio kills photographer, i never works in studio" - Helmut Newton))) Yeah sunlight is great for photographing, but also studio is good for stock
Posted by Tan510jomast on April 20, 2010
Yes, window light is perfect for isolated work. In my early days as a contributor to Dreamstime, all my isolated shots were done using only windowlight and a reflector, as I was constantly moving from one place to another, and my lights were still in storage in my home city. In fact, sometimes, I even shoot in the public parking lot with passersby looking at me funny, lol.
But since I got my studio setup out of storage, I do not go chasing people away from the parking lot or have to wait for the right window lighting to shoot isolated works. I can shoot anytime, sometimes even at 3 am in the wee hours of the morning.
Still, it all depends on your budget. You really cannot go wrong with proper exposure and the right window lighting. In fact, the masters of the olden classics only paint to skylight, so they should know what is the best lighting to use.
Keep up the good work.
Posted by Justmeyo on April 20, 2010
Nice images,congratulations!
Posted by Egomezta on April 20, 2010
Great images
Posted by Dmitrytsvetkov on April 20, 2010
smartview27, I'm thinking about it. But know I have no time for it, because of my studying)) maybe next monyh or two after some additional practise I'll do that))
Posted by smartview27 on April 20, 2010
You shoukd create a tutorial!
Posted by Mani33 on April 20, 2010
Great first time milestones! Hope to see more & more... Cheers ;)

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