Behind The Shooting : Photoshop Secrets Layers FX Revealed !

A showcase of processes done in Photoshop about some of my commercial, advertising and personal work
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Instructed by Mauro Prelli Photography / Portraits
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

In this course you will see layer by layer the work done from start to final about the image I sold. This is not a Photoshop Course. I just show you the final layer result to let you understand what kind of effects I've used to achive the final result. Many people ask me about that and I've decided to reveal the process of my best shooting. It will be a light and simple course. No skills required at all. Just curiosity and I hope that could be an ispiration for you amatorial or professional work. The 80% of the shooting you will see was used for a commercial work. Every work you will see start from original layer to high end final result.

What are the requirements?

  • No skills required
  • Open for all
  • For amateur and professionals too
  • For all that people "Hey Maui please tell me what's behind your works!"

What am I going to get from this course?

  • SEE what's behind my best shots
  • DISCOVER my secret layers (I've never showed before!)
  • ORIGINAL shot to the END layer by layer
  • Get INSPIRED from this to make your OWN STYLE
  • LIGHT showcase, NOT demanding course
  • OPEN FOR ALL also if you don't manage Photoshop
  • NOT a LEARNING and DO Course, just a SHOT REVEALED

Who is the target audience?

  • CURIOUS People are ok with this course
  • EVERYONE no photographic or post production skills required
  • NOT for People who expects Photoshop Course
  • This is not a Photoshop course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Presentation
Introduction to the course
Section 2: Post Production Goodies

Private shooting for a professional model, near the lake. She wants rain? It rainy!


A photomerge between studio work and surreal background


This is an example of strong face sculpt, editorial and advertising work


A demo for a personal workshop with a cosplay model


Personal work for selling bike, the core of this work is the light!


A photoshoot for a Canadian Girl that loves Italy. Our lake and her mood, with a creative post production.


Underwood day shot balancing and emphasizing natural light, with selective toning


Personal post for a shot made for a light setup shot for students of my 2013 workshop, she is the famous Italian Suicide Girl Model Ria E. Mc. Carthy


An emotional lake shot for Alessandra, model and client for this shooting. In Orta Lake (Italy) I've made this kind of shoot and post for a magical spotlight night feeling


Professional model Catherine, during a workshop of mine, wedding bride theme with a creative post production on the dress and corrective post on the body


Sometimes a good choice is to get emotional moment and then sculpt in post...


Bride had emotional connection to her horse and in the wedding day she wanted to visit the stable... We asked for a shooting and.. .that's it!


When the sunset doesn't come to you... so go to the sunset!


Working old shooting with actual tecnique... so fun!

Section 3: Bonus Section
Cool Bonus Stuff for You!

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Instructor Biography

Mauro Prelli, Professional Google Advertising Photographer, Learn Portrait

Mauro Prelli aka "el Maui" is an Italian Professional Photographer involved in different kind of photographic and teaching fields.

Advertising Portraiture : specialized in location portraiture with massive use of the artificial light, boudoir and promotional assignment his strong response. Some of his works are published on important magazines like Vogue Italia.

Google Street View Trusted Photographer. : he works on Italian Official Google Projects to made Business Photo and Video for the World Famous Brand Big G.

N.L.P. Photographic Teacher: master at live workshop to teach how to manage subject with Neuro Linguistic Programming applied to portraits photographic field to get emotional images

Strobist Workshop Teacher: strong specialized in off-camera portraits lighting he teachs in live strobe workshops and online sessions

Adobe Photoshop CC Master: creative post production services and teaching from newbie to expert classes

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