Compositing Photos in Photoshop
Using Quick Selection, masking, selecting hair
Using the Edge Detection Tool
In this activity, you'll be learning how to select parts of one photo and placing it on another photo. You'll be using selection tools such as "Quick Selection" and "Edge Detection." When you compile multiple photos together, it's called a "composite," so your finished photograph will be called a "composite."
Compositing and Selecting Hair in Photoshop CS5
That Tutorial Not Working well for You? Try these instead to get a similar effect:
- Photoshop Tutorial: 3 Methods for Selecting Hair
- Technique for Cutting Out Hair in Photoshop (this one is pretty good!)
- Photoshop CS5 Tutorial Hair Cut Professional (warning, this one doesn't have any audio instruction, but does play music in background.)
- How to cut Out Hair in Photoshop #1 (Part 1 of 2)
- How to Cut Out Hair in photoshop #2 (Part 2 of 2)
Once You Have Composited Your Two Images...
Okay, you've cut out your model and placed her on the cityscape backgound, now what?
- Flatten your image in Photoshop (Right click on Layers>>Flatten Image)
- Save your file as: LastNameF_citycomposite.jpg
- Turn your file in to the appropriate Turn In box in Moodle