Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the raw image, part of Photoshop: Smart Objects.
- [Narrator] To make this image cooler,…normally, we'd add an adjustment layer,…maybe curves or levels, and do it that way.…But because this is a raw image,…we've got a better approach.…If we double click the smart object,…it doesn't open a new PSB window,…instead, it opens that raw dialogue again.…Here, we can simply lower the temperature…and perhaps increase the exposure slightly…and now when we click 'okay'…it saves that back into our raw image…and now we've got a figure…who fits the background much more appropriately.…
To make him look like he's more in the scene,…let's paint the mask on his shoes…to sink them into the snow a little way.…So we'll go into the mask for this layer,…switch to the brush tool and let's choose a soft-edge brush.…Repaint in black, it hides the layer…and we can sink him into the snow just enough…to make it look more like he belongs in there.…
If we like, we could add a slight shadow beneath him.…Let's go into the background,…make a new layer and call it shadow.…With the brush tool,…we'll sample the color from the background,…
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Replacing contents
- Using Smart Filters
- Nesting Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with videos and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2015)with Julieanne Kost12h 27m Beginner
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Photoshop for Designers: Type Effectswith Nigel French5h 28m Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Replacing Contents
3. Smart Filters
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Object Tips and Tricks
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