Use light, color and other advanced techniques to seamlessly blend each element together to create a remarkable new scene. These finishing details will unify your composites while further engaging viewers.
Add Light Bounces
By placing a new light source into the composite, you affect everything else in the image and must retouch accordingly. See how to match the lighting on the athlete, the ground and the bleachers.
Create Light Flares
Learn how to take the lights from your image and bring them in front of your subject, integrating everything together to make the viewer believe that the entire image was photographed together.
Create Light Streaks
Easily add your own light streaks and learn the best methods for making them blend seamlessly into your image. Adding light with Photoshop is a great way to bring atmosphere and attention to your images.
Match Highlight and Shadow
Create stronger composite images by matching the subject highlights and shadows to the background. Learn how advanced selections can keep the rest your subject intact while only editing the highlights.
Composite the included computer generated (CG) wings onto the subject. Use what you learn to add any foreign element or CG object into your future images.