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What is Photo Compositing?

Before we head off into the wild world of photo retouching (which isn’t that wild, really!), I’ll spend a brief moment explaining what Photo Retouching really is, it’s history, and how it’s used today.

1.Introduction
3 lessons, 10:56

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1.1
Introduction
04:06

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1.2
What is Photo Compositing?
02:31

1.3
Tools of the Trade
04:19

2.Compositing Simple Photos
6 lessons, 44:09

2.1
Lesson Introduction and Basic Theory
05:56

2.2
Adding Another Person to a Photograph - Masking and Positioning
05:16

2.3
Adding Another Person to a Photograph - Colour Correction And More
06:45

2.4
Adding the Watch
09:33

2.5
Adding the Flower
08:04

2.6
Adding Jewellery
08:35

3.Landscape Compositing
4 lessons, 32:43

3.1
Landscape Compositing
01:51

3.2
Cleanup, Masking, Changing the Sky and Adding Fog
06:33

3.3
Building and Adding a Castle
12:22

3.4
Adding a Mountain, Moon and Final Colour Correction
11:57

4.Artistic Compositing
4 lessons, 20:29

4.1
Artistic Compositing
01:30

4.2
Adding the Third Eye
04:46

4.3
Adding the Snake
06:09

4.4
Adding the Horns
08:04

5.Conclusion
2 lessons, 12:36

5.1
Advanced Composting Put in Perspective
05:53

5.2
Finishing Up
06:43


My name is Philip Zeplin. I recently finished my Masters Degree in Visual Communication, at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (formerly “The Danish Design School”) in Copenhagen. I have been working with art since I was a child, and have used Adobe Photoshop for over 13 years, and currently teach in advanced Photoshop techniques.
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