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Welcome to Oz: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop by Vincent Versace

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Creating the Composite Image

Step 1: Combining the Four Images into One

All of the image manipulation decisions you will make, including those concerning creating one image out of four, will be made based on the way the eye works when it “sees.” As was discussed in Chapter 1, the eye goes to patterns that it recognizes first, areas of light to dark, high contrast to low contrast, high sharpness to low sharpness, in focus to blur (which is different from high sharpness to low sharpness), and high saturation of color to low saturation of color. When working on an image, correct from global to granular. Always solve the biggest problems first and work down to the smallest.

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