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How to swap skies in Photoshop for dynamic photography

Ruthie Henderson, Conceptual Photographer

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6 Videos (28m)
    • Intro

      1:39
    • Making selections

      5:41
    • Using Layer masks

      4:56
    • Color Adjusting

      6:10
    • Adding the stars

      3:14
    • Final Color Adjustments

      6:44

About This Class

Have you ever had white and over exposed skies in your photos? This happens to me all the time! When I expose my photos for my subject it leaves my skies blown out and boring. Learn these simple compositing techniques to add in a new sky to any photo. I also talk about my coloring techniques and how I get bold and vibrant photos that are full of life and color. You can follow these methods whether you are new to Photoshop or are a seasoned pro! 

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At the end of this class you will be able to turn any photo into a masterpiece!

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Ruthie Henderson

Conceptual Photographer

Hello, I'm Ruthie! I'm a conceptual photographer based out of St. Louis, Missouri. I'm a self-taught photoshop wizard. I taught myself by watching photoshop tutorials online and wandering my hometown with a camera.

Conceptual photography, to me, is altering reality and art to communicate or exaggerate ideas. I find it really difficult to express my thoughts through language, so photography is how I share my ideas. But most of all, it just makes me happy.

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