Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Filling an ordinary, plain blue sky with interesting clouds, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
In the previous movie we looked at how we could quote "replace the sky" by…combining multiple exposures of the same scene together.…Well, here in this movie, we are going to combine multiple exposures together,…but they are going to be of different elements, of different scenarios.…You can see that we have this layer which is titled scene.…This is a photograph of a couple of adventurers out on this amazing sea voyage…in this really small wooden boat.…Yet the sky is a little bit plain or ordinary.…So what I want to do is I want to change the sky. I want to add some texture or clouds to that.…
Well, in order to do that, with this project what we are going to do is we are…going to work with these other layers here where you can see that I have…photographed different clouds.…We'll combine and blend and use these different clouds in order to build a new background.…Well, let's turn off the visibility of all of those layers and let's start off…by working on our scene layer.…Well, here what we are going to do is make a selection of the sky.…
- Combining facial expressions from two images
- Creating a better group portrait with Photomerge
- Removing a subject from the background
- Changing the scale of a subject
- Enhancing the color and tone of a composite image
- Masking together multiple exposures
- Filling in background gaps
- Correcting overexposure
- Replacing the sky in an image
- Creating reflections
- Building in shadows
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effectswith Chris Orwig4h 57m Intermediate
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Combining Expressions
2. Adding a Subject to a New Environment
3. Compositing to Improve Composition
4. Combining Exposures in Architectural Photography
5. Replacing the Sky in an Image
6. Showing Frame-by-Frame Action in Sports
7. Creating an Imaginative Scene
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