Photoshop Compositing Made Simple: The L.E.N.S. System | Learn with wacom

Pete Collins, Photoshop Instructor, Photographer, Artist

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
14 Lessons (1h 15m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:43
    • 2. L - Lighting

      8:29
    • 3. E - Elevation

      2:13
    • 4. N - Noise

      4:12
    • 5. S - Sharpness

      5:51
    • 6. Picking the Right Photo

      4:44
    • 7. Gathering Elements

      4:54
    • 8. Quick Selection & Cutting

      6:25
    • 9. Transform, Liquify, Mask

      11:23
    • 10. Adding Your Elements

      5:31
    • 11. Applying the L.E.N.S. System

      12:26
    • 12. Finishing Touches

      6:05
    • 13. Conclusion

      0:27
    • 14. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
22 students are watching this class

About This Class

Ever wonder how to seamlessly merge and collage images in Photoshop — so seamlessly that the final photo looks real? Learn how to Photoshop like a boss (or, if you feel so inclined, even Photoshop your boss) with photographer/illustrator Pete Collins and Wacom.

In this one-hour walkthrough loaded with tips, tricks and keyboard shortcuts, Pete shares his signature L.E.N.S. system for compositing (merging different images in a realistic way), and how to fine-tune the four key components of an effective composite:

  • Lighting
  • Elevation
  • Noise
  • Sharpness

Be forewarned – you may get addicted to Pete’s class assignment, embellishing your loved one’s likeness into a fantastical figure.

Whether you're a beginner or Photoshop pro, this class will inspire you to look at images differently, make your own, and have a lot of fun in the process.