Project 2: Organizing layers and adding blur


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Project 2: Organizing layers and adding blur

At this stage, we're making some great progress with this photograph, yet one of the things that I'm noticing is that the feet are a little bit too sharp. While I like the shadows, the shadows also may be a little bit too strong, but most importantly, I'm noticing that I shouldn't have detail here, because this is out of focus. So, whenever you're creating a composite, you're trying to match your depth of field, match your focus, so that things really feel like they belong together. So, in order to fix that, what we need to do is we really need to figure out where are those feet. So, we need to organize things a bit. Well, in the last step here we created a layer where we darkened up some of the area of this image.

Let's go ahead and name this layer shadow - legs. Then let's clean up these layers by organizing them a bit. So, we'll turn off the visibility of all of our layers. First we have this little drop shadow underneath this, point of contact, we h...

Project 2: Organizing layers and adding blur
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Project 2: Organizing layers and adding blur 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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