:: Retouching – creating a montage from various images ::

This particular montage was created when I was contracting at BBC Studios and Post Production. The team wanted a poster to display all around Television Centre showcasing some of the shows that BBC S&PP worked on, including ones that were broadcast on rival channels.

I was given access to one of the media libraries and selected some images that I thought would work. I loosely positioned them in Photoshop with their layer opacities down and added some guides for my reference. Once I had them in the right places, I retouched parts of each image out to try and give a sense of continuity and of a single fluid image.

The penguin was the trickiest part and I had to reposition it several times…