Learn how to capture a family portrait with a magical twist! Join Bret Malley as he shows you how to create your own fantasy fine art composites. Bret takes you through pre-production, shooting, and post-production discussing the gear he uses, how to communicate with your subjects, the lighting setup, how to photograph each element of the composite, and then how to bring it all together in Photoshop. You’ll walk away from this class with all the tips and techniques you’ll need to create a seamless composite that turns your imagination into reality.

Here’s what Bret covers in the course:

  1. Composite Magic
  2. The Room, Gear, and Setup
  3. The Lighting Setup
  4. Bring on the Talent
  5. Adding to the Base Shot
  6. Adding the Stuffed Animals
  7. Including the Dog
  8. Reviewing the Photos
  9. Building the Foundation
  10. Fine Tuning Elements
  11. Isolating the Dog
  12. Details and Special Effects
  13. Wrapping Up

Make your magical composites come to life with Bret’s newest class – Fantastical Compositing: Combining Multiple Images to Create Fantasy Fine Art

Bret Malley

Bret is an educator and professional photographer specializing in imaginative, surreal, and often magic-enhanced creations. He is the author of Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC and his work has been featured in publications such as Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and Photography is Art magazines. He is a full-time college professor teaching classes on photography, design, motion graphics, and Adobe Photoshop.