Discover the secrets to making a perfect composite in Photoshop! Learn the tools and techniques professionals use to match lighting, perspective, and color–all to help images blend together seamlessly.
3 Video Tutorials|3 Sample Images|Photoshop Brush|Photoshop Action|Instructor: Aaron Nace
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Learn professional techniques for combining multiple images like matching light, perspective, and color.
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 of the subject intact while only editing the highlights.
Remove the complexities from correcting colors in shadows, mid-tones and highlights. At times, highlights are too warm or too saturated and need to be treated separately from other areas of an image. Learn how to correct color and restrict your changes to specific areas.
Analyze light like never before. Placement, as well as type of light, is extremely important. In this tutorial, you will learn how to match the light sources on any image.
Add Edge Glow
Learn how to analyze the image background and determine where light needs to be added so your subject will appear actually to be in the scene. Master techniques for properly adding edge glows to your subject to accomplish this.
See how to build additional detail and effect to the model’s scarf so that it appears to be moving within the new background. This method of rebuilding and blurring the scarf will come in handy for future images.
Explore different techniques in this tutorial that will allow you to create perfect shadows in your composites. There are many factors to creating a perfect shadow, and we show you how.
Become a master of angles and horizon lines. Build your composite images to the correct perspective using this exclusive technique. By creating a plan and keeping true to real life perspectives, your composites are guaranteed to be more amazing.
Follow along as we explain the correct tools and techniques to cut out the subject for this image. Create incredible selections and speed up your background cleanup.
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