Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a reflection and shadows, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
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Here we are going to take a look at how we can work on a few little details and…then how we can organize our layers and also have we can start to add a shadow…and reflection so that the image looks more realistic.…All right, well I am going to zoom into the top of the photograph and while I am…liking what we have created here in regards to our rope connection, I don't…really like this little tiny top point, I want to fix that.…So you may remember that we used one of these layers to be able to create a knot…here; we have these two little knots layers.…Let me go ahead and click into one of those and press Command+J on the Mac or…Ctrl+J on Windows and I am just going to drag that out.…
Then I want to right-click or Ctrl+Click on the mask and choose Delete Layer…Mask, so that I can then use this little segment of rope.…Next, press Command+T on a Mac, Ctrl+T on Windows and go ahead and rotate that.…What I feel like I need to do is I need to kind of have that rope bend around…there a little bit. That angle was a little bit too harsh for me, so then once…
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