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Levitating Photo

Creating a Levitating Photo: A Step-by-Step Photoshop Tutorial and Poster Design Guide

Levitating Photo

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Discovering the Art of Levitation Photography

I've always been fascinated by the magic of levitation photography, a unique technique that has transformed my creative vision. One day, before a light-painting session, Krio and me decided to experiment with this captivating style where the subject appears to be floating in mid-air.

My Process for Capturing the Perfect Levitation Shot

When it came to capturing the perfect shot, I adjusted my camera settings to ISO 800, a shutter speed of 1/2000, an aperture of f/4, and a focal length of 20mm. I then had my performer, Krio, jump from a static position. Using a remote trigger, I captured the flawless moment of him appearing to levitate.

Performing Post-Production Magic with Photoshop

Post-production is where I truly bring my images to life. In this case, I used Photoshop for noise reduction with Camera Raw, color grading, and removing any distracting details.

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Designing a Concept Poster to Emphasize Levitation

Next, I dove into the design process behind my concept poster. I wanted to emphasize the theme of levitation, blending elements of visual arts, human body performance, creativity, and photography.

My Graphic Design Techniques for Poster Creation

In designing the poster, I used typography (Fino Sans sans Asap sans serif) and white space to place Krio at the center of attention. These graphic design techniques have proven invaluable in amplifying my poster designs.

Recording and Editing My Process

To showcase my journey from concept to execution, I recorded my screen while working in Photoshop, edited the footage with Final Cut Pro, and produced a captivating reel.

I invite you to follow my new Instagram and TikTok profiles to explore more of my work and watch the video. I hope my exploration of levitation photography inspires you in your creative projects!

About the author

Andrea Riezzo

I'm Andrea Riezzo, and I want to share my passion for creativity, inspiration, and design with you. As a creative, I've always been fascinated by the power of graphic and web design, social media, and photography to tell engaging stories and capture the imagination.

With 15+ years of experience in the industry, I've developed a deep understanding of what it takes to create designs that grab attention and leave a lasting impression. My expertise as a freelance graphic - web designer has enabled me to work on some truly incredible projects, and I've had the pleasure of collaborating with some amazing clients over the years.

So let's dive in and create something truly amazing - because when it comes to creativity, the possibilities are endless.

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