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The Buffalo Soldier

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Follow Joel Grimes as he takes you through the process of creating his latest character portrait of a Buffalo Solider.

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What You'll Learn

While coming up with some new ideas for what I call a "character" portrait, I started thinking about the buffalo soliders of the United States Army. They were a Calvary formed in the U.S. Army of African American soliders. They were nicknamed "Buffalo Soliders" by the Native Americans during the American Indian War.

I started connecting with friends of mine to find someone who does history reenactments of past wars, and sure enough I was connected with Jim. Jim met with me and my team at Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ for our shoot with a full buffalo solider uniform and rifle.

In this course, you will get to see how I shot the images, as well as my post production on one of the images to create a time period piece feel of old plate film.

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Lessons

3

Length

43 minutes

Level

Beginner

Software

Photoshop

Lessons

 

Introduction

While coming up with some new ideas for what I call a "character" portrait, I started thinking about the buffalo soliders of the United States Army. They were a Calvary formed in the U.S. Army of A...

 

Shooting at Watson Lake

Now the fun begins! In this video, you'll get to see me and my team in the field at Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ, trying to capture a stunning character portrait of a buffalo solider. Our model for...

 

Retouching

The photoshoot is over. Now it's time to spice up our final image. In this tutorial, I will walk you through how I pieced together my vertical shots to create an image that feels as if it was a la...

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Follow Joel has he takes you through the creative process from the very beginning to the end. Instead of focusing on one topic, like choosing the right modifier, etc…, you get to see Joel use the techniques and concepts from his core tutorials and apply the needed tools of the trade to the specific photo shoot and retouch as needed.

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The Buffalo Soldier

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Follow Joel Grimes as he takes you through the process of creating his latest character portrait of a Buffalo Solider.

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