with Bret Malley
Anything you can imagine you can make happen with landscape composites! Join Bret Malley as he takes you on a journey of creativity while teaching you the techniques and concepts y... READ MORE
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Creating Landscape Composites
with Bret Malley
Anything you can imagine you can make happen with landscape composites! Join Bret Malley as he takes you on a journey of creativity while teaching you the techniques and concepts you’ll need to use to create eye catching composites of outdoor scenes. You’ll learn the importance of key blending modes, how to replace skies, multiple techniques for blending graphic elements into a scene, how to use selections and masks, tips for fine tuning your creations, and how to add atmosphere and final touches. This is a great way to learn powerful Photoshop techniques while breathing new life into your landscape photographs. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Bret as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Darken and Multiply Blending Modes
When it comes to replacing backgrounds blending modes are your friend, and in this lesson Bret starts with the Darken Blending Mode and then looks at Multiply.
lesson 3: Screen Blending Mode
Screen Blending Mode is the next mode to consider when bringing in a different element into your composite.
lesson 4: Overlay Blending Mode
Bret wraps up his look at blending modes with an exploration of Overlay.
lesson 5: Select and Mask
Blending modes are powerful, but there will eventually be a situation where you just need to use selections and masks to get the job done.
lesson 6: Foreground Replacements
Adding new foreground elements are a really powerful addition to landscape composites.
lesson 7: Blend If
Similar to blending modes, the Blend If control is a very powerful tool for blending two layers together.
lesson 8: Fine Tuning
Bret shares some techniques for fine tuning your composite.
lesson 9: Bringing in a Subject
Here are the things you want to pay attention to when bringing in a new subject to your composite.
lesson 10: Adding Atmosphere
Bret wraps up the class with some tips on adding atmosphere and final touches.
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meet  Bret Malley
Bret is an educator and professional photographer specializing in imaginative, surreal, and often magic-enhanced creations. He is the author of Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC and his work has been featured in publications such as Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and Photography is Art magazines. He is a full-time college professor teaching classes on photography, design, motion graphics, and Adobe Photoshop.
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