Increasing drama and visual interest


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Increasing drama and visual interest

With this photograph, we are going to explore how we can combine multiple exposures together in order to increase visual interest and drama. Well, here you can see we have a number of different images. In our Layers panel, you can see we have one exposure for the overall ambient light. The light is pretty even, but it's also pretty uninteresting. Well underneath, we have another exposure where the lights are turned on. It's dark out. We have these nice yellows and blues. Next we also have another exposure, just before the lights came on.

We have some pretty beautiful clouds and also some great texture here in the lake. So what we want to do is explore how we can combine these different exposures together. All right, well, let's start off by working on the top layer. What I'm going to do here is use my Quick Select tool. I want to make a selection of the roof. So I'm going to zoom in a little bit. I'll go ahead and simply paint across the roof with this Selection t...

Increasing drama and visual interest
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Increasing drama and visual interest provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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