Natural elements like fire smoke and water are visually dynamic elements that can add energy and interest to your digital designs. Learn how to create, photograph, and process your own natural effects in this course. Natural effects are a brilliant way to add energy to a photo or a design. Elements like fire, water and smoke are all very familiar but often difficult to capture in a way that is useful as a digital asset. One solution is to purchase stock images, but what if you could generate these effects for yourself? In this course you will learn safe and fun techniques to create these effects in way that is controllable and easy to capture with a digital camera. Then you will learn how to best capture these effects with a basic DSLR, and finally how to process the images in Photoshop to create a library of digital assets. Stop paying for the same tired stock images everybody else uses! Create your own natural effects!