Extracting elements from their backgrounds


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Extracting elements from their backgrounds

This compositing project is going to be a ton of fun and what we're going to look at here is how we can take this photograph of this old vintage book and how we can remove the text and also remove the background and then blend in a few different graphic or design elements. Now, if we open up this folder, first turning on its visibility, you'll see that we have a number of different photographs here. These photographs were captured by one of my colleagues Ralph Clevenger. And this particular project stems from something that was real, where he had asked me to design this page for his website in order to have some information about himself and also a few interesting graphic elements.

So, here he took this photograph of this old book and what we want to do is extract this book from the background. So, in order to do that, let's close this little folder here and focus in on the background. Next thing we want to do is grab one of our Selection tools like the Quick Select tool and w...

Extracting elements from their backgrounds
Video duration: 6m 49s 4h 41m Intermediate

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Extracting elements from their backgrounds provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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