Chapter 5. Compositing Quick Tips


The challenge with writing a book like this is knowing when to stop, because the more I use Photoshop the more techniques I discover.

So before we move on to working through projects from start to finish, I’ve included a handful of compositing techniques that I’m regularly asked about. These quick tips are helpful to know before tackling any project.

Techniques covered in this chapter include: how to create a realistic horizon line when making scenes from a number of different photographs; how to use brushes for compositing into grass; how to add realistic shadows (an unavoidable and essential compositing skill); ...

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