This is a recent portrait that I captured of an incredibly talented professional…artist, professional surfer, world traveler and more.…And while I like this portrait, it feels a little bit imbalanced.…I don't like the weight; how this side is really bright and then we have the wall over here.…I want to make this a bit more symmetrical or uniform.…And you know when we think about compositing, many times we think about how we…can composite together different elements in order to improve our photographs.…Often this means using different exposures or frames.…
Yet sometimes, you can improve your overall image by simply compositing with…what you have in a single frame.…Well that's what we are going to do here.…Well, we will start off by making a selection of the subject.…So let's go ahead and do that with the Quick Select tool.…You can select that tool by pressing the W key or by clicking on it in the Tools panel.…Next, with this tool, let's go ahead and click and drag across the subject.…Now this selection doesn't need to be absolutely perfect because we'll be using…
- 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 CC 2015 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost12h 27m Beginner
Photography Foundations: Compositionwith Ben Long5h 29m Intermediate
After Effects CC 2013 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson14h 51m Intermediate
Photoshop CC for Photographers: Intermediatewith Chris Orwig8h 49m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 35m Intermediate
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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