Getting gray background using white paper

Started Jun 26, 2013 | Questions thread
(unknown member) Forum Pro • Posts: 10,011
Re: Getting gray background using white paper

24Peter wrote:

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?

Right, some can be a royal pain, not worth the trouble. It depends on the particular image. With the one I did above, I was able to select outside the shadow and then feather the edge of the mask.

-- hide signature --

~ Peano

Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow