Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying layer-specific adjustments, part of Photoshop: Creating Composites (2012).
When we're talking about composite images, I think there's a tendency to …really focus your attention on the blending of those individual image elements. …In other words, taking one image and blending it with another, utilizing a …Layer Mask. In this case, I've taken a cathedral …photograph and I've blended it with another image in order to replace the sky. …Now, that's all well and good in terms of blending the two images. …But one of the things you really need to keep in mind in terms of producing the …best composites, is that the images need to blend together somewhat believably.…
Now, in this case, perhaps its a little bit of an exaggerated example, but my …point is that we want to make sure that in terms of overall tone and color, things …match up. For this photo, we have a very red sky, …but we have a very sort of greenish to bluish tinted building. …Because obviously, each of these images was captured under very different circumstances. …If I want to try to create a believable composite, I need to make sure that the …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Composite Concepts
2. Automatic Composites
3. Image Compositing
4. Refining Layer Masks
5. Matching Images
6. Adding Effects to Composites
7. Using Layer Groups
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