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Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by Martin Evening

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Chapter 8Layers, selections and masking

For a lot of photographers the real fun starts when you can take a series of photographs with the intention of combining them into a composite image where all the individual elements are all cleverly taken to provide a final image that is either perfectly arranged to tell a story representing an ideal, or is a fantasy that appears real—a creative reality. To do this, all elements of lighting, viewpoint and perspective need to be convincing, and this chapter explains the different tools and techniques that can be used for creating composite photographs as well as the intricacies of working with layers, ...

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