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

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Old 06-13-2008, 08:14 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

Buy tons of lighting equipment and stay out of those "NAPP is da best" tutorials. Sadly if anyone ever gets there, he/she will not reveal that secret.

What DH-look is not:

- Over used high pass
- NAPP kind of "everything to the max" shit.
- HDR (models)
- Only Lucis

What DH-look is/might be:

- Superb lighting (a fact)
- Lots of D/B with skillz, I mean lots of it pixel by pixel

After that? Dunno.
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Old 06-13-2008, 09:31 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

"Sadly if anyone ever gets there, he/she will not reveal that secret. "
Mtmm Thank you for your reply.
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Old 06-13-2008, 09:39 PM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

Mtmm keep up the good work and keep posting more photos.
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Old 06-14-2008, 04:52 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

CaptainHook I like your work thank you for your input.
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Old 06-14-2008, 06:07 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

I did buy that Ghostface killah book just to examine photos. I must say that DH:s style is so pure, there is no flaws. And when printed, there isn´t so much visible retouching, photos do look more natural, I am pretty sure, that lighting is over 50% of DH:s style.

Retouching shouldn´t be the point in this, when photo looks natural but still somehow unreal, we are there. Usually clones will look over retouched and retouching is so present, that it will over run natural look too much.

I suggest everyone to go and find some prints from DH and look at those masterpieces.
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Old 06-14-2008, 06:47 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

name of the book is "The World According to Pretty Toney"
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:32 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

Mtmm..
You keep squrming out of showing us something...
You and Obsilia (sp) are the only 2 that I have seen come close..
And you keep hassling others here when they post there try's..
What's up?
When you going to bust out the tutorial on how YOU got your images...
Not Dave Hill..
And for Godsake stop posting the lighting you people!!!!
The Lighting is BASIC lighting... 2 kickers and frontal key with some kind of fill.
Now back to the Post production of the process.
Mtmm you posted a good example..
Now why don't you help others here and post your POST processing apart from Dodging and Burning..
I think all would appreciate it...
After all looking at your posts.. you only have posting in this thread and continue to post only here..
So why don't you just post your basic steps... again Leaving out the lighting if you want...:+}
Funny Mtmm how this is the Only thread you write on...:+}
We are ALL waiting.....
If you say it is all lighting and D&B why don't you post a small PSD with your layers so we can see it is just lighting and D&B...
would be really easy for you as it should be just 2 layers right..?
I'll host if needed..
Don't be a troll... as I am starting to get that feeling from your post!
Thanks
Snook


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Just took a look back and you babble a lot Mtmm..
Clearly on pages 42-43 -44-45 you have some examples that are really close if not closest enough to dave hill.
Please post your steps like SO MANY have asked you kindly and you continue to beat around the bush about how it is lighting..
Well prove it..
Some already asked you for a untouched image for comparison and you keep denying it and saying it is lighting..
Well post a small jpeg straight from the camera if that is so...:+}
Anybody else with me on this??

Last edited by snook305; 06-14-2008 at 08:37 AM.
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:43 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

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Originally Posted by snook305 View Post
Mtmm..
You keep squrming out of showing us something...
You and Obsilia (sp) are the only 2 that I have seen come close..
And you keep hassling others here when they post there try's..
What's up?
When you going to bust out the tutorial on how YOU got your images...
Not Dave Hill..
And for Godsake stop posting the lighting you people!!!!
The Lighting is BASIC lighting... 2 kickers and frontal key with some kind of fill.
Now back to the Post production of the process.
Mtmm you posted a good example..
Now why don't you help others here and post your POST processing apart from Dodging and Burning..
I think all would appreciate it...
After all looking at your posts.. you only have posting in this thread and continue to post only here..
So why don't you just post your basic steps... again Leaving out the lighting if you want...:+}
Funny Mtmm how this is the Only thread you write on...:+}
We are ALL waiting.....
If you say it is all lighting and D&B why don't you post a small PSD with your layers so we can see it is just lighting and D&B...
would be really easy for you as it should be just 2 layers right..?
I'll host if needed..
Don't be a troll... as I am starting to get that feeling from your post!
Thanks
Snook


Photoshop...
Just took a look back and you babble a lot Mtmm..
Clearly on pages 42-43 -44-45 you have some examples that are really close if not closest enough to dave hill.
Please post your steps like SO MANY have asked you kindly and you continue to beat around the bush about how it is lighting..
Well prove it..
Some already asked you for a untouched image for comparison and you keep denying it and saying it is lighting..
Well post a small jpeg straight from the camera if that is so...:+}
Anybody else with me on this??
I think many of the others that think along these lines have left because of the insults. Most come to learn and contribute.
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:07 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

Here is a total raw image, only lighting. Now Snook will say that this is not a raw(not edited) file?

http://www.bodynet.fi/kuvat/raaw.jpg
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:23 AM
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Re: The demystification of dave hill! let's all he

This is very nice. I like how you show the use of the cold lights!
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