Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a mask as a frame, part of Photoshop: Creating Composites (2012).
Generally speaking, when I think about a composite image, I think about two …images, blended together, so that we're adding elements from one image into another. …But it doesn't always need to necessarily be blending, just because we're creating …our composite image. Sometimes we're simply using multiple …images together. And that's what I've liked to do in this case. …I would like to this image of a woman, running her horse on the beach. …And blend it into this image of the beach just after the sun is gone down. …But I don't actually want to make it look like the woman is riding a horse on this …beach, I just want the two images together.…
Specifically, I'll place the horse image up into the sky here, not to make it look …like a flying horse either but just to create a composite. …Just blending two images together, in what hopefully will turn out to be an …interesting way. I'll go ahead and enable the Visibility …for the running horse image once again here. …And then I'm going to create a selection, and in this case just a simple selection …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 35m Intermediate
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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