This is the sample file to follow along with “Selections Made Simple” from the May/June 2012 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.
Articles tagged with compositing
Making composite images that look realistic can be a complicated task. Here, Matt shows you how to make a quick, clean selection, and then how to merge it seamlessly into a new background.
Matt offers some additional tips for enhancing and enriching composites in this companion video to his Quick Collage article.
Pump up the drama and create a great composite by combining two versions of the same shot.
After a week of scrounging around on the internet for some much-needed inspiration, I’ve noticed a wonderful trend that marries photography and Photoshop beautifully; composites.
Dave shows some cool and practical ways to use masking, compositing and Free Transform to apply images to objects.
Taking a subject from one photo and adding it to a new background is easy; making it believable is another story. In this advanced tutorial, Liz shows you how to create a great composite image by paying attention to the little details.
Using displacement maps, Matt shows you how to “wrap” one graphic onto another.
Taking a cue from the tutorial site Abduzeedo, Dave Cross shows you how to create a very cool “I was here when” effect in Photoshop Elements.
Work on your layer chops and create a cool composite effect with Corey’s technique.
Corey’s latest video illustrates a cool way to create a mosaic effect as an overlay on top of your photos.
Corey walks you through how to composite multiple images into one realistic result.
This is a technique I like to use when I have a good photograph of a child where the background is simply too busy to use the photograph as it is.
Corey demonstrates how to combine several images into a silhouette shape.
If you have a cute photo of a child you wish to use for a fairy-tale image, but don’t care for the background, try selecting the child to place in a new background.
There was some discussion in the forum a while ago about how to make window glass float above an image so that it looks realistic. Here’s an approach to try.
Quite a while ago we were playing around on the forum combining animal images and people.
Combining two or more photos to re-create a special moment can add life and warmth to the memories we record.