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Photoshop Compositing Basics

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Photoshop Compositing Basics

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Description

  • Copyright 2013
  • Pages: 40
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-337517-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-337517-6

Learn the secrets for compositing two or more photographs in Adobe Photoshop CS6 to create a professional looking single image. This ebook, for intermediate photographers with some knowledge of Photoshop, will help you understand the best selection techniques, assemble effective layers, remove unwanted backgrounds, and set proper transparency for a dramatic result. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer/author Conrad Chavez, and you will:

  • Understand which selection tools are best for your project
  • Create soft-edged and semitransparent selections
  • Combine layers by adjusting opacity and applying blending modes
  • Use Refine Edge to handle complex selection edges more easily
  • Use selections, channels, and layer masks together to control transparency
  • Export your final image to preserve transparency for print, web, and video

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