Learn how to recreate this stunning image of a limited edition white Leica M8. This is a very lengthy Photoshop tutorial that will show you every step of the process. A PSD with 186 layers is included at the end of the tutorial.
Render a High Detail Leica M8 Camera with PhotoshopReviewed by Mihai Valentin on Oct 11Rating:
Preview of Final Results
Render a High Detail Leica M8 Camera Photoshop Tutorial
Create a new image document by using the File menu and selecting “New…” (Ctrl + N). Set a custom preset, width at 800px and the height at 600px, resolution: 300px/inch .
Create a new layer (Ctrl +Shift + N). Using pen tool (P) create the shape of the camera (step2a). Select from the right click pen tool (P) options the “Fill path… ” option. Fill the path with grey color (#e4e4e4) (step2b).
Create a new layer (Ctrl +Shift + N). Using pen tool (P) create a path shape. From the right click options select “Make selection…”. Set the Feather Radius on 0.3px (step3a). Brush (B) the selections with (#d4d4d4). Use the brush settings like in the picture: master diameter 50px, hardness 100%, opacity and flow 100%, mode: normal (step 3b). Set the Layer Style on Gradient Overlay like this: blend mode: normal, opacity: 65%, gradient on reverse, linear style, an angle of 145°, scale 100% (step 3c).