Posts tagged Editing
CGI #throwbackproject

The first project I ever worked on (which remains one of my favorites to this day) was a room-set animation project for a new client that TRG had just started a relationship with. The project was for an international company that makes Interior Mouldings and Doors and they had some pretty cool concepts and ideas, however, I don’t think anyone on the team knew exactly what to expect when the project launched. I certainly didn’t see it being as beautiful or fun as it turned out to be.

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Case Study: SummaCare

“I have worked with TRG for over 20 years on more projects than I can remember. During that time, they've never let me down and have always exceeded my expectations. I can count on their professionalism and attention to detail on every project. The quality of their work is exceptional, and our clients have always been thrilled with the end-result." 

Randy Godding – President & CEO Knox Marketing 

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Geometry Global | AAPEX Project Spotlight

We have said time and time again that we are obsessed with amazing imagery. It's not just a tagline we tell people; we have a building full of people crazy for amazing images. When we get a call from a client with a very unique or interesting concept for images, it sets the studio abuzz with excitement. We want to share a really cool project with you that did just that recently.

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Mona Lisa Spec Composite Project Spotlight

From time to time TRG is asked to do spec images for our clients that they then use to try and get approval for a job. Whether we pass on jobs like these or accept them depends on many factors. These projects are usually pretty basic proof of concepts, but sometimes they are more than that. We'd like to share a project with you that we did recently that was particularly notable.

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Knox Marketing & Genesis Healthcare Photography Project Spotlight

If you follow us on Facebook and Instagram or read our blog, you know that we often speak about all different kinds of imagery. From CGI to Digital Media360sVR, and Video - we are capable of doing it all. However the thing that ties us all together (besides our love of imagery) is that we are all photographers. Our CGI artists, our retouchers, video editors, and compositors have been trained in photography.

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Image Compositing 101: How to Apply the Awesome Sauce

Chances are you’ve seen composited images hundreds of times without even realizing it. Ever see an image of a squirrel sitting on top of a cereal box? Or a woman in front of the Eiffel Tower sipping tea?  It’s likely that a photographer was not so fortunate to get a squirrel to agree to sit in just the right position atop the box. It’s also likely that there wasn’t the budget available to actually shoot in Paris. These are the types of situation where compositing a photo makes perfect sense.

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How to Photoshop a Spooky Ghost into your Halloween Photo [Video]

Back in 2013 we put this amazing retouching tutorial together for Halloween. This is one of my favorite TRG blogs we've ever done so, since it's almost Halloween again - there is no better time to revisit it. Watch the video below for an amazing Photoshop tutorial and give it a try on your own! Share with us your spooky ghost photoshops and you will immediately become our best friend and jump to the top of the list of people we may call if we need some help in retouching. 

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How We Did It: The Tempest Composite

Compositing images can be very difficult. Imagine taking 20 different images and combining them in a way that creates a new and totally different image.  Those 20 original shots may be taken at different times of day, with different cameras, from different heights, with different light sources, and different color balances and so on. Not only do you have to cut out tiny pieces of each photo and painstakingly put them all back together into a new photo - but you also have to make sure the color, lighting, perspective etc... all match - so there's no signs that the image is fake. All of this work goes into the image before you can even begin the "normal" retouching that needs to be done.

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