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Colored Gel Portraits & Retouching with Jake Hicks

With the vast array of digital cameras and advanced software available to photographers today, quality images are abundant and easier to create than ever before. The overwhelming amount of images flooding the market has ignited a resurgence in the art of “color gelled photography.” If standing out from the sea of image overload and creating vibrant, colorful images that “wow” your clients is your goal, this tutorial will give you the tools necessary to master the nuances of colored gel photography and propel your photography to the next level.

In between gigs, Jake Hicks has been instructing workshops for quite some time, consistently selling them out. Our tutorial will bring the step-by-step methods Jake utilizes to unlock the magic of colored gel photography to your computer screen. He will demonstrate how to achieve multiple different looks, starting with the basics in the studio. The deeper you get into the tutorial, the more advance the techniques become. Upon completion, you'll possess the skills necessary to take to the streets and add flair and color to any image.

Colored Gel Photography
$ 299.00
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General Overview

  • English Closed Caption Subtitles Included
  • RAW Files Included for You to Follow Along w/ Retouching
  • 22+ Hours of HD Video Content Immediately Available for Download
  • 84 Videos Included 
  • Mature Audience - Nudity In 1 Shoot 
  • Prerequisites Cover the Basics and Necessary Gear to Get Started
  • Multiple Shoots with 6 Different Models
  • 11 Different Photo Shoots Covered
  • Post Production in Lightroom & Photoshop 
  • Transfer This Content to Your Mobile Devices - iTunes Friendly
  • Videos Cover Pre-Production, Photo Shoots, & Retouching
  • Learn From the King of Gelled Portraiture, Jake Hicks
  • Learn How to Shoot In Studio and On Location
  • Learn How to Direct and Pose Your Subjects
  • Learn How to Use Gels and Color Theory
  • Learn How to Build Multiple Lighting Setups for White Light and Gelled
  • Learn How to Use a Beauty Dish, Multiple Reflectors, and Umbrellas
  • Learn How to Tone, Smooth, and Retouch Skin
  • Learn How to Troubleshoot Light and Color Bleeding
  • Learn the Fundamentals of Off Camera Lighting (Key, Fill, Hair, Etc.)
  • Learn How to Create Differences Between Looks, Soft vs Hard Light
  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Create the Gelled Flare Look
  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Create the Gelled Beauty Look
  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Create the Gelled Edge Look
  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Create the Gelled Key & Fill Look
  • Files Included for You to Follow Along w/ Retouching
  • Bio and Podcast Interview Included

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Retouching Workflow

Open the RAW files and shadow Jake as he walks you, step-by-step, through his post-production workflow. From culling (selecting your best images) to smoothing out skin and toning, Jake covers the basics and demonstrates his entire image-editing process for every shoot. Nothing is held back in this 15-plus-hour set of easy to follow and well-organized videos.

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Prerequisites & Interviews

Who is Jake & the Basics

Gelled Portraiture

In Studio and On Location

Retouching

Post-Processing w/ Jake Hicks

Free Video: Jake Hicks Intro

Intro

Video Chapter List

Extra Content

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Meet Jake Hicks
  • 02 - The Fundamentals
  • 01 - Jake Hicks Biography
  • 02 - Jake Hicks Podcast

    Free Video: Gelled Flare Fill Light

    Gelled Flare

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Beauty

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Edge

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Key and Fill

    Video Chapter List

    On Location Model 1

    Video Chapter List

    On Location Model 2

    Video Chapter List

    • 01 - Intro into the Look
    • 02 - Key Light
    • 03 - Camera Settings
    • 04 - Fill Light
    • 05 - Adding Hair Lights
    • 06 - Introduction to Color
    • 07 - Lenses
    • 01 - Intro to the Look
    • 02 - Key Light
    • 03 - Fill Light
    • 04 - Adding Control
    • 05 - Extra Fill Light
    • 06 - Posing
    • 01 - Intro to the Look
    • 02 - Edge Light
    • 03 - Adding Key Lights
    • 04 - Posing
    • 01 - Intro to the Look
    • 02 - Background
    • 03 - Key Light
    • 04 - Fill Light
    • 05 - Wardrobe Change I
    • 06 - Wardrobe Change II
    • 01 - Soft Look 1
    • 02 - Soft Look 2
    • 03 - Soft Look 3
    • 01 - Dark Look Setup
    • 02 - Dark Look 1
    • 03 - Dark Look 2
    • 04 - Dark Look 3

    Free Video: Gelled Edge Black and White Toning

    Gelled Flare

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Beauty

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Edge

    Video Chapter List

    Gelled Key and Fill

    Video Chapter List

    On Location Model 1

    Video Chapter List

    On Location Model 2

    Video Chapter List

    • 01 - Skin Retouch
    • 02 - Black and White Toning
    • 03 - Skin Smoothing
    • 04 - Dodge and Burn
    • 05 - Sharpening
    • 06 - Global Highlights
    • 07 - Colour Toning
    • 01 - Lightroom Culling
    • 02 - Lightroom Colors
    • 03 - Skin Retouch
    • 04 - Black and White Toning
    • 05 - Skin Smoothing
    • 06 - Dodge and Burn
    • 07 - Darkening and Sharpening
    • 08 - Highlights and Colors
    • 09 - Image 2 Full Edit
    • 01 - Lightroom Culling
    • 02 - Lightroom Colors
    • 03 - Skin Retouch
    • 04 - Black and White Toning
    • 05 - Dodge and Burn
    • 06 - Sharpening
    • 07 - Color Toning
    • 01 - Lightroom Culling
    • 02 - Lightroom Colors
    • 03 - Skin Retouch
    • 04 - Black and White Toning
    • 05 - Skin Smoothing
    • 06 - Dodge and Burn
    • 07 - Darkening and Sharpening
    • 08 - Color Toning
    • 09 - Image 2 Full Edit
    • 01 - Image 1 Lightroom Culling
    • 02 - Image 1 Lightroom Colors
    • 03 - Image 1 Full Edit
    • 04 - Image 2 Lightroom Culling
    • 05 - Image 2 Lightroom Colors
    • 06 - Image 2 Full Edit
    • 07 - Image 3 Lightroom Culling
    • 08 - Image 3 Lightroom Colors
    • 09 - Image 3 Full Edit
    • 01 - Image 1 Lightroom Culling
    • 02 - Image 1 Lightroom Colors
    • 03 - Image 1 Full Edit
    • 04 - Image 2 Lightroom Culling
    • 05 - Image 2 Lightroom Colors
    • 06 - Image 2 Full Edit
    • 07 - Image 3 Lightroom Culling
    • 08 - Image 3 Lightroom Colors
    • 09 - Image 3 Full Edit

    Before and After

    Use the sliders below to view before and after photos on your computer or mobile device of a few images created within this tutorial. These are composite images, so multiple files are used to create one final image.

    About the Instructor

    Jake Hicks
    Commercial Photographer

    Professional photographer, Jake Hicks, is known as an industry standout because of his unique, vibrant style. As a leader in the art of Color Gelled Photography, Jake divides his demanding schedule between teaching his popular workshops and creating aesthetically, colorful images for his commercial clients. His impactful style, not only sets him apart from his peers, it also helps him promote the importance of creating colorful dynamic visuals in camera, instead of relying on heavy post-processing.

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