Ever take a photo during the daytime and wish it was at night? Some of you may shake your head, but it there are legitimate times in commercial and editorial projects where this is completely necessary in order to fulfill client/creative requirements. Glyn Dewis has put together this effective and straightforward Photoshop tutorial on how to do just that. Read below to download the original file and try it out yourself!
According to Glyn:
In this episode I show you how using Photoshop you can turn a day scene in to a night scene PLUS how to add in street lighting.
Download the file used in this video and practice:
Sometimes we are given a situation where we need a night shot of a location, but do not have the proper weather or time in the schedule to capture it. This is where a tutorial like this could come in handy.
Glyn's idea of adding the light in the alleyway is a great trick, but most importantly, you should take note of the color grading and modifying exposure in the highlights and mid tones in order to truly capture the essence of night.
Have any of you tried doing something like this in post production before? I know I've had to do it in post production with video and it is not easy but sometimes very necessary. Post your examples below!