Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video The perspective problem, part of Creating Perspective with Photoshop.
Here's a truck photographed on a city street. …Or rather, it clearly wasn't photographed on this street. …The viewing angle's all wrong. We need to make this truck look as if …it's parked at the curb rather than sticking out into the road like this. …But how can we do this? Well, the truck's in its own layer, so we …can move it around easily. So we should be able to adjust the perspective. …And this building in the background gives us very clear vanishing lines, in fact so …clear, we don't even need to redraw them. We can read them out of the lines in the …building, and the lines of the edge of the curb, and the white line down the …middle of the road. So, let's try using Free Transform.…
Let's see if we can squeeze this truck up. …By holding down Shift+Option+Cmd on a Mac, Shift+Alt+Ctrl on a PC, we …should be able to drag the front of it to correct the perspective. …Well, this clearly isn't working. We can make it shorter. …But it still isn't looking right. It's clear that we can't adjust the …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 21s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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