Photoshop Masking & Compositing

Katrin Eismann


Photoshop Masking & Compositing

Photoshop Masking & Compositing

  • Title: Photoshop Masking & Compositing
  • Author: Katrin Eismann
  • ISBN: 0752064712794
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback



Designers, photographers, and artists are using Photoshop to create fantastic and realistic images for illustrations, fine art, and editorial content Whether they re landscape or portrait photographers, illustrators or fine artists, masking and compositing are essential skills to master for combining images to the extent that it is impossible to tell where one image stopsDesigners, photographers, and artists are using Photoshop to create fantastic and realistic images for illustrations, fine art, and editorial content Whether they re landscape or portrait photographers, illustrators or fine artists, masking and compositing are essential skills to master for combining images to the extent that it is impossible to tell where one image stops and the other one begins Photoshop artist and educator Katrin Eismann takes readers through numerous step by step examples, highlighting the tools and techniques used for masking and combining images Featuring work by leading artists and photographers, this book focuses on the techniques used to create compelling compositions, including making fast and accurate selections, mastering Photoshop s masking tools, and implementing the concept and photography from start to finish The book addresses working with Photoshop s selection tools selecting and maintaining fine details and edges working with difficult image elements, such as cloth, hair, or translucent objects and green screen techniques Katrin also addresses the creative aspects of image compositing, including how to start with a concept, plan and execute the photography, and seamlessly assemble the image Combining technical direction and inspiration, this book will expand readers imaginations, so they can fluidly and professionally create images with Photoshop.


Recent Comments "Photoshop Masking & Compositing"

I decided to teach myself a little bit about photography. I ended up less interested in Photography and more interested in photo manipulation. This book by Katrin Eismann is one of my many unexpected purchases related to that. At the time I bought this, I had little experience with Photoshop or Masking. I was starting a new hobby. This book was easy to follow with lots of nice glossy, color pictures. It's jam packed with tons of information and even has downloadable projects to work on. I've don [...]

read it - now it's my reference for all things 'selection' in photoshop

Masking and compositing is something that I still struggle with now in 2017. Back then we didn't have the tools that we have today, so I got this book to help and it was a lifesaver! I bought it in 2006 with the book on Restoration and Retouching.

I have been using Photoshop since Version 2, and I have come to realize that one of the most important skills — perhaps the most important — is to be able to isolate a subject from its background. In other words, making selctions and masks. If you can do this, you can put a stormy sky behind a lighthouse or put a faculty member against a dramatic, high-tech background instead of his blackboard. If you consider that many subjects have irregular outlines which often include wisps of hair, this [...]

Would like to see an update for CS4 (book is written for CS). The selection and masking instruction in this book is still a really useful though.

For those interested in Masking and Compositing in Photoshop, this is a good place to start. Eismann offers detailed and solid instruction on the techniques to make seamless compositions.

Good for web and graphic design

Learned many new techniques especially on masking. Like Eismanns very clear and easy to understand way of explaining things.

Helped me brush up on the old Photoshop this year.

Eismann is a wonderful instructor. I'll be getting more of her books.

Simply the standard for Masking and Compositing. I hope Katrin has the time to add future editions as Photoshop evolves


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