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The demystification of dave hill! let's all help!

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Old 08-31-2008, 09:05 AM
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just out of curiosity, why are so many of you so interested in his style, why dont you just go figure out something that you like and stick with that? Surprised this threads focus hasnt shifted over to "How to legally change your current name from what it is now, to Dave Hill" or to "What kind of clothes Dave Hill wears and his favorite stores to shop at" or "The Dave Hill Diet"
LOL, I wonder as well. That's Dave Hill Syndome. Honestly so many people try to copy his style and then you will get tired of seeing imitations and it will look dated in one or two years time. The same is true for illustrated look, a few years ago I would say woww to illustrated look photos, but now I find them very gimmicky and disgusting in many cases.
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:10 PM
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I get tired of seeing same old regular photography. Its funny how Daves style is now somekind of "boring" stuff. Nobody can copy it and those who cant, will say "its boring". Boring my ass.
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:45 PM
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I get tired of seeing same old regular photography. Its funny how Daves style is now somekind of "boring" stuff. Nobody can copy it and those who cant, will say "its boring". Boring my ass.

QFT and lucis arts is not Dave Hill style its just a toy filter.
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:46 PM
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Ya know, its sort of like the chrysler pt cruiser, i remeber when it first came out, its was sort of neat, different, and kind of retro, but now, they are weak looking and played out, and gay, and now alot of cars are trying to be all retro and it just isnt there anymore. With all due respect to Dave Hill and his work, which I do think is very unique and he certainly excecutes it well, it is a shame that many people are trying to emulate the same look instead of trying to do something unique for themselves. I guess thats your average persons human nature for you. Its one thing to like a particular look and use it as inspiration or a building block, its another to just spend all your time on a 70 something page thread on the internet trying to hammer the crap out of it so you can do the exact same thing. You guys should also look at George Fulton too if you need a little break from focusing just on one guy. Pimp my picture!
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Old 08-31-2008, 01:37 PM
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George Fulton looks good but some of his photos look like they have been put through lucis art, i think a lot of people here would like to know how dave does it not so they can copy him but so they can use that technique, as well as hundreds of others, to come up with their "own style", every hint/tip/tutorial/technique/style you can copy/learn is like adding a weapon to your arsenal, the more weapons you have got the better you will be, imho
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Old 08-31-2008, 02:31 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

http://www.tmax100.com/fashionimages/ml4.jpg

I d rather like to develop my own style
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Old 08-31-2008, 03:34 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

dodge&burn, curve layers. here ya go

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Old 08-31-2008, 03:54 PM
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dodge&burn, curve layers. here ya go

newest blog entry
Awesome work mate, i love your images they look sharp and refined. a tutorial showing your workflow would be grrrrrrrreat
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Old 08-31-2008, 04:02 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

it's 'just' the amy dresser technique (well, i think, it is amy dresser). select with a smooth lasso which part you want to darken or lighten and take a curve-adjustment-layer to do that. in this image, there are aprox. 70 curve layers before that, i cleaned the skin to get more the drawn-like effect. damn, my english sux and also some dodge&burn with just a layer in overlay mode for the quick lazy technique
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Old 08-31-2008, 04:04 PM
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and it took some time...
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