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Automotive Image Editing/Post-Processing: Before and After

 
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Aug 16, 2015 13:24 |  #2986

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I used 4 different images for the final. mainly just getting rid of the light trails.



  
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Sep 13, 2015 13:55 |  #2987

Come on guys! More before/after!

My latest edit, Volvo XC90, in motion.
Software used, lightroom and photoshop cc.
Short workflow description:
-Masking out car
-Deleting all disturbing reflections using clone brush/airbrush/gradien​t fill (didn't use polarization filter this time)
-Adding reflections
-Making up an fake BG from old shots I had laying around
-Adding motion blur, custom warp it to add som interesting motion flow
-Blurring reflections/rims/tyres
-Adding flying dirt with motion blur
-Working on contact shadows to blend in car with BG
-Individual color/shadow adjustment to both BG and car to match the lighting

It was quite tricky to match these ones together, case the car was shot in the middle of the day in the summer. And the BG shots from a cloudy day in the spring!
But I think I managed quite well after all.. :)

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Sep 13, 2015 15:06 |  #2988

^ ^ That looks pretty good!


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Sep 13, 2015 16:26 as a reply to  @ StahlgrenDesign's post |  #2989
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Very impressive!




  
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Sep 14, 2015 13:17 |  #2990

Thank you guys!


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Sep 14, 2015 18:54 |  #2991

Great edit on that Volvo, but blur needs some work. The trees shouldn't be that blurred, and the wheels aren't spinning enough compared to the ground motion.


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Sep 15, 2015 17:25 |  #2992

Tony_Stark wrote in post #17707589 (external link)
Great edit on that Volvo, but blur needs some work. The trees shouldn't be that blurred, and the wheels aren't spinning enough compared to the ground motion.


Agreed


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Sep 16, 2015 05:38 as a reply to  @ Tony_Stark's post |  #2993

Thank you for valuable input! I will be thinking of this in future edits! :)


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Sep 25, 2015 16:52 |  #2994

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Software: Photoshop CS6
Trace car, windows, background, wheels/tires for later.
Fix white balance.
Fix reflections and blemishes.
Adjust car exposure.
Remove reflections/color from windows.
Mask building and insert new background.
Color correct, blur, and fade in new background.
Fix exposure on wheels.
Brighten and sharpen badges.
Add flare.
Sharpen with unsharpen mask.
Vignette bottom corners.
Add noise to background.
Add logo.

Any tips are appreciated. I'm definitely no pro!!

If people don't mind I have a few more recent shots I'd like to post and get advice on.:-)



  
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Sep 27, 2015 15:11 |  #2995

Just a simple clone in Lightroom to get rid off the pothole:

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www.loz.pics (BeforeAfter) (external link) by Lawrence Fowler (external link), on Flickr

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Sep 28, 2015 06:57 |  #2996

Trugga wrote in post #17723757 (external link)
Just a simple clone in Lightroom to get rid off the pothole:

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What is the blue bit you have added under the front left wheel?


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Sep 28, 2015 07:01 |  #2997

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Software: Photoshop CS6
Trace car, windows, background, wheels/tires for later.
Fix white balance.
Fix reflections and blemishes.
Adjust car exposure.
Remove reflections/color from windows.
Mask building and insert new background.
Color correct, blur, and fade in new background.
Fix exposure on wheels.
Brighten and sharpen badges.
Add flare.
Sharpen with unsharpen mask.
Vignette bottom corners.
Add noise to background.
Add logo.

Any tips are appreciated. I'm definitely no pro!!

If people don't mind I have a few more recent shots I'd like to post and get advice on.:-)

Looks good to me. I would clone out that thing in the bottom right corner though


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Sep 28, 2015 07:55 |  #2998

No pro here, too... To me the eye gets stuck on the license plate, I'd try cloning out the letters rather than erase the data there completely. It seems more highlighted than the area around it, and could stand to blend in somehow. Nice window tint! Some things I prefer in the original, for instance the tires, the taillights. The reflection of another wheel on the door could be clone worthy, enough to make it unrecognizable but without distorting the light gradient.
Cheers!

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Software: Photoshop CS6
Trace car, windows, background, wheels/tires for later.
Fix white balance.
Fix reflections and blemishes.
Adjust car exposure.
Remove reflections/color from windows.
Mask building and insert new background.
Color correct, blur, and fade in new background.
Fix exposure on wheels.
Brighten and sharpen badges.
Add flare.
Sharpen with unsharpen mask.
Vignette bottom corners.
Add noise to background.
Add logo.

Any tips are appreciated. I'm definitely no pro!!

If people don't mind I have a few more recent shots I'd like to post and get advice on.:-)




  
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Sep 28, 2015 13:01 as a reply to  @ Benitoite's post |  #2999

The blue bit i think is a clipping warning on LR. If you look at the first image there is blue in the grille too.


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Sep 28, 2015 13:03 |  #3000

urbanfreestyle wrote in post #17724998 (external link)
The blue bit i think is a clipping warning on LR. If you look at the first image there is blue in the grille too.

Oh yeah good spot. I didn't even click that it was a screenshot


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