Masking and image blending


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Masking and image blending

Now, that we have removed the background and removed the copy on the book, the next thing that I want to explore is how we can make this book fit into this context a little bit better. Well, one great way to do that is with shadows and a really simple and easy way to work with shadows is to select the layer, in this case our top layer, and to double-click it. When we double-click it, it will open up our Layer Style effects. From there I'm going to choose Drop Shadow and what I want to do is I want to choose a drop shadow with much smaller Spread and Size.

I just want to have something which is down below here and we can see that's kind of bringing in this nice little shadow. It's going to be pretty subtle, but again it's just a nice little touch, kind of adding this into this context and we can try to find a nice spot for this. Bringing in those edges and keeping it really nice and simple. Next, I'll click on the color here and I'm going to sample a color from my ...

Masking and image blending
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Masking and image blending 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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Photoshop
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