Photoshop Compositing Basics

What is Compositing?

In a composite image, you combine multiple elements that weren’t originally photographed in the same scene. In a landscape photograph, you might replace the sky with one from another photo. Or you might create an add by mixing photographs, graphics, and text.


Figure 1. A composite graphic


Figure 2. The graphic is made up of a red color fill layer in the back, the flower image, a mask that makes parts of the flower image transparent, and text.

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