Matching a scene with Smart Filters


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Matching a scene with Smart Filters

In this exercise we want to do that usual thing, where we make the foreground image look at home in this new background, and we're going to do so by applying a few smart filters. And we'll end up creating this effect here. All right I've saved my changes as model against sky.psd, found inside the 07_refine folder. Now notice, throughout this image we have this declining range of field. We have these details that are very sharp in the central portion of his face, and then the focus drops off quite quickly over here on the left-hand side.

So it doesn't make any darn sense whatsoever that the background is in sharp focus, it just wouldn't work that way. So go ahead and click in the Night Sky layer here inside the Layers panel. We want to decrease the focus using the smart filter, in case we want to go back and make edits later. So let's convert the image to a smart object by going up to the Layers panel flyout menu and choosing Convert to Smart Object, or if you loaded...

Matching a scene with Smart Filters
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Matching a scene with Smart Filters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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