Getting gray background using white paper

Started Jun 26, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: Getting gray background using white paper
In reply to Peano, Jul 1, 2013

Peano wrote:

24Peter wrote:

You can create a shadow in Photoshop once your extraction is complete if you want more realistic look.

Footnote: If the subject has a natural contact shadow, it's often better to preserve that while masking.

Ideally I would agree, but - and I'm sure it's just my mediocre Photoshop selection skills - I find natural contact shadows a huge PITA to preserve in a way that looks natural when doing knockouts. Got any tips?

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