Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Aligning layers to add objects, part of Artistic Concepts in Photoshop and Illustrator 1.
In this movie, what I want to do is use align layers to add an object. …Unlike the last movie where I wanted to remove something, here I want to add something. …Now the situation comes up quite a few times. …I've seen many people take portraits of themselves and their spouse or their …friend on a trip. And they always hold a camera up in front …of them and they take that picture. Well, what if you want to take the …background with you and have a little more room around the image? …Well, here's a shot I took early in the morning in Germany. …I took a picture of my wife standing in front of a hotel. …Now I anticipated putting the two of us together.…
So, what I did was I had her stand in a specific spot by the hotel. …And I stood in a particular rock and took the picture. …And I had no tripod so I couldn't set a self timer. …There was nobody else walking on the streets that I could say, hey please take …this shot of us, so I had to do it this way. …I took the shot of her and back here you see where she then stood in the exact …
- Understanding the vanishing point
- Establishing a light source
- Creating shadows on surfaces
- Creating reflections
- Aligning layers to add and remove objects