Pull a background with Apply Image Photoshop


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Pulling a background with Apply Image

In this exercise we are going to take our finished mask which we are currently seeing on screen and we are going to use it to composite the light-haired woman against a new background. I also have opened this image called Valley of Fire.jpg and we are going to go ahead and mask the image and introduce a new background blind. So we are going to essentially work the most efficient way possible. I just want you to see what that looks like and we are going to be taking advantage of the Apply Image command as well. So your first thing is to make sure that your final mask is the first alpha channel in the list so that it has a keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+6 or Command+6 on the Mac, and notice whichever alpha channel is on top, ends up getting that keyboard shortcut.

So if I just grab final mask, move it directly below blue, it's automatically Ctrl+6, again, Command+6 on the Mac. Now let's switch to the RGB image, and I will switch over to layers panel. We will not need to go back to the C...

Pulling a background with Apply Image
Video duration: 3m 57s 3h 6m Intermediate

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Pulling a background with Apply Image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair

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Design
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