The Images Show The Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

We’re always stunned by those splendid landscape photos. Want to know how photographers achieved those great artworks? The following images will show us the truth behind the photos before they got photoshopped.

The Images Show The Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing composited using Photoshop’s ‘Merge to HDR’. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements. Mt Fuji composited in using an earlier ‘clearer’ exposure

Peter Stewart, a professional photographer has revealed a set of images. Each image shows us the comparison between the original photo and the post-production photo retouched by Photoshop. These pictures tell us you must handle various Photoshop techniques if you want to be a professional photographer nowadays. After the break, check out the images.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x HDR exposure edit + Sky replacement layer. 3x exposures manually composited in Photoshop CC. Replacement sky layer manually overlaid and ‘painted’ in.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color and exposure enhancements.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. 2x exposures manually blended in Photoshop. Perspective fixed in CameraRAW. Color adjustments made using Nik Color Efex Pro and VSCO. Replacement sky composited into final image.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

3x exposure edit. HDR bracketing manually blended in Photoshop. VSCO film presets used for color enhancement

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

Single exposure edit. Gradual orange sky gradient and color adjustments performed in Adobe CameraRaw. Sunrays created in Photoshop, with added glow. Minor color and exposure enhancements from Color Efex Pro

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

Single exposure edit. Contrast and color temp corrected. Color enhancements made using VSCO and Nik Color Efex Pro

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

Multiple exposure blended file.

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

Single exposure edit. Various sky adjustments performed in Photoshop. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color enhancements. Various dodge and burning in Photoshop

The Images Show the Truth Behind Those Photoshopped Photos

Single exposure edit. Overexposed image with detail brought back using camera raw. Nik Color Efex Pro used for post-production color and contrast enhancements.

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