Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

with Chris Orwig
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Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing
Video duration: 0s 4h 41m Intermediate


In Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing, Chris Orwig demonstrates how to take photographs to the next creative level by combining images in Photoshop. This course covers multiple compositing scenarios, including portraits and architecture photos, from selecting the images, to blending photos with layer masks and blend modes, and resizing and sharpening the results. Chris also covers tips and tricks design to inspire and increase the drama and interest of photographs. Exercise files are included with this course.

Topics include:
  • Extending the canvas
  • Combining multiple frames
  • Cleaning up the background
  • Modifying color and tone
  • Masking images together
  • Removing a model from a background
  • Blending graphics with photos
  • Illuminating eyes
  • Adding texture and film grain


(camera clicking) - Hey welcome. My name is Chris Orwig. I am a photographer and I am a teacher among the faculty at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California where we are right now and it is a beautiful morning. And I'm really excited about this course. Photoshop CS5 Composite because here. We're going to take a look at how we can use Photoshop to make the ordinary, extraordinary. So what exactly will we cover in this course? Well we'll start off by looking at how we can work with layers. And how we can blend layers together. We'll also explore how we can work with some vintage type of effects.

Whether it's adding a photograph to an old vintage TV or an image to an old book. Now we're going to cover all of these topics and more. We have a lot of exciting content ahead of us. So without further delay, let's begin.

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