It's not uncommon for modern photographs to go through significant post production. Most photographers may even work on two or three layers to create the image they want. But what about five, six, eight or ten layers? To create his compelling commercial images, that's just another day at the office for Dave Hill.
The two shots below are from Dave Hill's 2010 ad campaign for Wet Republic.
For Wet Republic's 2011 shoot, Dave had his team do a behind-the-scenes video showing his technique and the equipment he uses, including a couple Photoflex OctoDomes:
His end result-
Interested in seeing what some of his images look like through their individual layers? Dave has you covered. He took a series of his images into Adobe After Effects and animated them so you could see how each layer contributes to the final image:
All photos copyright Dave Hill.