Placing an image with a layer mask


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Placing an image with a layer mask

It is now time to move the Manlysaw into the Ad composition. So make sure that you have Saw with mask .tif open, as well as Ad composite.psd. And I'm going to perform a drag and drop like so. I'm going to press and hold the Ctrl key or the Command key on the Mac and I'm going to drag the selected Saw up to the title tab, wait for the image to switch, then drag back down into the composition like so. Add the Shift key, so that both Ctrl and Shift are down or Command and Shift on the Mac and release in order to exactly register the hand and Saw into place.

So that it's appearing at the desired position. Now things look pretty darn good. I would say it looks fairly at home here, but we do have some edge artifacts. If you zoom-in to your image, you are going to see these edge artifacts tracing around the image. This is pretty common when you're using the selection tools. Basically, what happens is two things. first of all a foreground always has some memory of what its form...

Placing an image with a layer mask
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Placing an image with a layer mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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