Finessing the final composition


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Finessing the final composition

I say my new composition as Model against sky.psd found inside the 26 masking folder, and as you may recall I went ahead and assigned the final mask channel as a layer mask to this Model layer and I composited her against this vivid cloudy blue sky. Now the effect doesn't look half bad I have to say, but half bad is not the same as all the way good and we do have a few problems here. For example, if I go ahead and zoom in on some of these details, you can see this grey fringing, which is not really my favorite effect here, that's surrounding each one of the hairs and that's because we are seeing that fringing is a function of the former background of the image showing through.

So we did select a little bit of that former background and you might think ooh, we need to work on the mask, something's wrong with it. Well that's not true. No matter what you do you are always going to get color fringing along with the mask. That's just the way it is because the foregroun...

Finessing the final composition
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Finessing the final composition provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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