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Composite Photography Basics

with Pratik Naik

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  •   01 Class Introduction

  •   02 What is a Mask and How to Use It


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About The Class

Tools and techniques for advanced results

Compositing is a part of the process that allows people to tell a story and accomplish their vision. It can be quite tricky, but with this tutorial, Pratik Naik shows you the basic tools and techniques needed to create advanced results. You’ll be able to extract people or objects from backdrops and place them into anything you can imagine.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    What is a Mask and How to Use It

  3. 03

    Brush Settings and Masking your Image by Hand

  4. 04

    Using Color Range for Composites

  5. 05

    Making Complex Edges with Refine Mask

  6. 06

    Modifying Mask Edges

  7. 07

    The Pen Tool


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Pratik Naik

Pratik Naik is a high end retoucher specializing in commercial and editorial work, represented by One Mega Management. His proficiency with retouching and Photoshop stems from 10 years of experience in the field. His work can be seen in magazines ... read more

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  • Richard Spears

    February 2018

    I think the course was not named properly. I'm a big fan of Pratik's work. This was not a class for doing Composite Basics, it was a class for doing Photoshop Selections and Masks. Agreed that that is one small part of doing composite work.... but the name of the class is misleading.

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