Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Putting a shape behind a subject, part of Photoshop: Creating Composites (2012).
There are all sorts of possibilities for composite imaging. …And sometimes a composite doesn't necessarily need to comprise two images. …I tend to think for example, that a composite image means taking an element …from one photo and placing it on a different background. …That's certainly one example of a composite. …But there are many others. For this photo for example, I would like …to add some text. I'd like to put a little header over on …the right hand side, perhaps just an indication that this is a pelican. …Maybe I'm using this image for a title slide in a slide show or in a page layout …for a book for example. But I want to make it a little bit more interesting.…
I want the image and the text to sort of jump out at the viewer, in some ways …quite literally. And so when I'm working with a composite …I'll often try to think of unique and interesting ways that can make the result …a little bit more interesting. A little more compelling for the viewer. …For this photo, because I'd like to add some text, I was thinking it might be …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
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Photoshop for Photographers: Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 45m Intermediate
1. Composite Concepts
2. Automatic Composites
3. Image Compositing
4. Refining Layer Masks
5. Matching Images
6. Adding Effects to Composites
7. Using Layer Groups
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