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January 17: Intro To Compositing

Learn how to put together a flawless composite image with award winning photographer, graphic designer and Westcott® Top Pro Matt Hernandez! This class will walk you through the ideal shoot set up for a composite and introduce you to the introductory techniques needed to create your own composite.

No compositing experience is needed for this course! It will help to have a basic understanding of Photoshop®. We recommend a minimum of understanding of basic tools, layers, masks, cutting out (quick selection), matching colors, color grading, Lightroom®, adjustment layers (curves, Etc), dodging and burning, and blending modes.

Session One

January 17th at 8pm ET

  • Setting up and lighting a shoot to bring you success in compositing

  • Basic editing and preparing images for a composite

  • Beginning your composite

  • Learning Matt’s go-to techniques

Session Two

January 19th at 8pm ET

  • Getting into the details of basic compositing

  • Finalizing a composite

  • Q&A

Matt is a portrait photographer based out of Kentucky who specializes in on location creative lighting focusing on seniors and athletes. He began his career as an award-winning graphic artist, and has since used those skills to help launch a very successful photography career. He has won multiple awards including the “People’s Choice Award” at the 2012 Google+ Photographer’s Conference, and The “Most Creative Award” at the 2013 Las Vegas Photoshop World Westcott Shootout. In 2013 he was chosen to represent F.J. Westcott as one of their “Top Endorsed Pros.”

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Starts January 17, 8pm ET

Matt Hernandez
Portrait Photographer
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