Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Replacing the sky, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
One of the things I hear quite often from photographers is they wish they could …control the weather. And what that often translates into is …being able to change the appearance of the sky in a photo. …Of course, if you'd like to you can completely replace the sky in one photo …by using the sky from a different photo. Here I've opened two images, I have the …photo of a windmill set against the sky. And I have an image of puffy clouds, and …I think those puffy clouds might make a better background for the windmill.…
The first thing I need to do is combine these two images into a single document. …So I'll choose Window > Images > Tile from the menu so that I can see both of …the images. I'll then make sure that I have the Move …tools selected on the toolbox and I'll click on the Windmill Image because …that's the image that I want on top. I'm going to place the windmill onto the …puffy clouds. So, I'll click and drag the windmill over …to the puffy clouds image. But before I release the mouse button …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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