Category: Free Compositing Tutorials

 

In part two of our Horror Movie Poster Series, coffee and cream are transformed into our background, providing some texture and an eerie transition from light to dark.

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Join Aaron and the team for a photoshoot using some DIY effects anyone can do. Then we hop in Photoshop to bring all of our images together, do a bit of coloring, and finish things off with some texture.

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In this tutorial, we walk you through the process of photographing and compositing images together to create the invisible effect.

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Sometimes a dark and dramatic sky is the perfect fit for an image. Learn how to make an accurate selection of the sky and then add some drama to those shadows and highlights.

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Add a beautiful starry sky to any image using stock photos. Use a clipping mask to make sure the stars only appear where they should.

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Learn how to add a bit of mystery to your photos by creating fog and light beams from scratch, using the Phlearn Fog Brush! Download the custom brush, and start adding fog to your own images.

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Add a splash of color to your photos by replacing the background. Learn how to quickly add a colored background to any portrait in Photoshop!

 

See how your design will look on products or packaging before you pay for it! Match perspective, color, and texture for accurate mock ups.

 

Take birds from one image and add them to another with these quick and easy techniques.

 

Photoshop has an awesome tool for adding Fire to photos. We’ll show you how to work through the effect for adding realistic looking fire to your images.

 

Be creative with your Logo placement! This tutorial will teach you how to put your Logo behind a person to add some depth to your designs.

 

Learn how to add patterns to clothing so they look like they fit with the flow and shape of the fabric.

 

Have you ever wanted to replace a person’s head with an animal head? Well if so, you are in luck. In this tribute to Father’s Day, we show you how to turn your dear dad into your DEER DAD.

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Learn how to create shapes with clouds in the fun and whimsical tutorial!

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Northern Lights are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. Add this effect to any night photo in a few simple steps.

 

We start with creating a custom star brush and then play around with our brush settings to get the perfect shape and scatter for painting the stars in our sky.

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Learn how to take the first step and place art on your walls in Photoshop, so that you can visualize the final product! Use these tools to match the perspective perfectly.

 

Learn how to swap a person out in today’s episode! This is helpful for group shots; especially for instances such as bridal parties.

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Learn how to add the correct effects to make a realistic looking reflection in a body of water.

 

In today’s episode, learn how to create a billboard advertisement in Photoshop. Match size and perspective for a realistic looking billboard.

 

In today’s episode, we show you how to do Focus Stacking in Photoshop. We also give you some pointers on how actually shoot the images you’d need in order for Focus Stacking to work.

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Create and Place a Logo in perspective in today’s episode! This is helpful for photographers and designers alike as you will learn how to Transform text as well as place it into an image!

 

Learn how to add a Reflection to sunglasses in today’s episode! Adding a little Paris to your studio portraits is simpler than you might think!

 

You will be stunned by the simplicity and effectiveness of this technique! Learn how to auto-Remove Objects from your images in no time!

 

Learn How to Use the Vanishing Point Filter in Photoshop! Trust us, it will take all of your perspective troubles away!

 

The trickiest part of this whole process might be the very first step! If you are adding a different sky to an image, make sure it compliments the rest of that photo. The two images should match up really well in terms of Color, Contrast, and tone.

 

Not only do we show you how to create a panorama in Photoshop, we also give you some expert tips on shooting those panoramic images David J. Crewe lends us his knowledge as we give you six amazing tips.

 

Besides it being tons of fun, it can be extremely helpful in things like family portraiture. If you want to replace someone’s closed eyes with open ones, or replace a crying baby with a happy one, this is the technique to use.

 

From cutting subjects out to switching Backgrounds to any Pattern of your choosing, this is one episode you don’t want to miss!

 

Have you ever seen a profile picture that is cropped to show just one subject, but the hands of someone else are awkwardly still there? In today’s episode we show you the Tools to remove your ex-boyfriend in Photoshop!

 

In this episode we show you how to select the green Color Range and define a Layer Mask with the selection. This technique will allow you to cut your subject out from the Background quickly and accurately.

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How to edit a sky photo to make it look more dramatic and how to add a city, altering the Light Levels to match it with the sky.

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In today’s episode we show you how to add fish to an image of a girl in a bathtub. The Compositing process is simple as long as you keep in mind how Color, Light and Depth work.

Replace a sky in photoshop
 

If you’re wondering how to replace a sky in Photoshop, choosing the correct sky to Composite into your photo is the most important step in Compositing a sky. There are a few different factors you will want to keep in mind when looking for a new sky.

 

A double Exposure is traditionally done using a film camera by taking two different photos on the same Exposure of film. The images will combine in unique ways, giving you the “double exposure” effect.

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