In Automotive Sunset Heroes Anthony Ross Tyler provides a workflow for creating an epic automotive sunset hero shot. Do you want to capture better in-camera exposures? Do you want to become a wizard at crafting light on location? Do you want to understand photographic theory in the areas of exposure, lighting and post-processing? This class breaks down all of these subjects and will teach you how to directly apply them to your automotive photography.
This 3-hour class is an in-depth study of one of Anthony Ross Tyler’s renowned multiple sky sunset shots (’67 Silver LSX Stingray). Including the in-camera techniques used on location and the post-processing techniques used to craft the final image.
What you can expect to learn in this class:
- Planning the sunset shoot including sun trajectory, weather, horizon and other factors
- Gear used and set up on location (including lens and focal length selection)
- Shooting in Manual and understanding the exposure triangle, histogram and how to use them
- Bracketing shots in manual to capture the ambient light for the car and the environment
- How to capture the magic sunset moment or actually moments
- Applying the theory of 3 point lighting and lighting ratios to automotive shoots
- Using a CPL, strobes, softbox and ice-light to craft light
- Editing & Selects - cutting out the shots you don’t need and selecting the ones you do
- Pre-processing in Lightroom and assembly in Photoshop
- Masking for the environment and masking for the car
- Retouching the environment and the car
- Advanced Luminosity Masking to create adjustments in contrast and tone
- Ross’ “Black Magic Shadow Enhancement” technique to bring focus to the car and drama to the shot
- Applying global color, local color and sun vs. shadow grading to get the “look”
- File prep for delivery.