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Photoshop Compositing Secrets: Unlocking the Key to Perfect Selections and Amazing Photoshop Effects for Totally Realistic Composites by Matt Kloskowski

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11. Ultra-Grungy/Edgy HDR Background

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Whew! What a chapter name, huh? This one shows one of the most popular portrait compositing styles today. The style was pioneered by photographer, lighting pro, and Photoshop artist, Joel Grimes. He’s a true pro when it comes to this stuff. His vision behind the camera and in the studio, along with what he can do in Photoshop, really makes him one of the best compositors out there today. Make sure you head over to his website at www.joelgrimes.com for some inspiration and training. Now, one of the common themes in Joel’s composites is that many of the backgrounds he uses are HDR photos. This really takes the ...

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