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Old 07-17-2007, 10:47 AM
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Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

Hey all,

I'm trying to work out how Hoelck gets his backgrounds to look like they do. Surely it's not just light/light falloff on a studio background.. It looks photoshopped but can't tell whether it's completely photoshopped or merely enhances the background that is already there in photoshop, and if so how?

Any tips for this kind of effect would be great, thanks a lot
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Old 07-17-2007, 11:47 AM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

Who's Patrik Hoelck? Gotta link?
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Old 07-17-2007, 11:51 AM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

Yeah sorry, forgot that

http://www.patrickhoelck.com/
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Old 07-17-2007, 12:21 PM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

This has been discussed many times. Search RTP for "Dave Hill".
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Old 07-17-2007, 12:49 PM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

I'm talking about the studioesque backgrounds, not the on location ones. They don't really look like anything David Hill has done..
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:02 PM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

I don't know that they are as much Photoshop as they are studio lighting and filters. In any regard they are desaturated and cooling filters added.
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:37 PM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

hehe...the patrick hoelck look! his style is very different when it comes to studio lighting then dave hill...I would say they are done in studio, but the vignett effect that you see on the christina ricci and sam jackson pictures are added in afterwards...it's all about the vignett effect actually,...for it seems so the darkness is on some pictures a bit uneven and maybe he has made a vignett effect with burn? too me that is logical since his pictures are all about burning shadows and dodging highlights...

Well that was my opinion

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Old 07-17-2007, 10:40 PM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

First time posting, so forgive me if I don't get this exactly right. I believe this is done in the studio. Check out the link below to a blog on off camera light
called "Strobist". I believe he covers this exact technique.

http://strobist.blogspot.com/2007/03...de-island.html

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Old 07-18-2007, 12:54 AM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

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First time posting, so forgive me if I don't get this exactly right. I believe this is done in the studio. Check out the link below to a blog on off camera light
called "Strobist". I believe he covers this exact technique.

http://strobist.blogspot.com/2007/03...de-island.html

Matt

Noice site! Thanx for that. I like the attitude.

Listen, guys, this guy Hoelcks stuff isn't all that unusual. just a little trendy desat and cyan color fill, and a little dodge and burn.
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Old 07-26-2007, 07:53 AM
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Re: Patrik Hoelcks Backgrounds

I am looking for cutout scenes to use for backgrounds. Where do I find them?
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