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The New Guardian

Post by Sue » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:43 pm

I've been playing in photoshop and would like some feedback on this photo,
003 a ADAPS The Guardian.jpg
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Re: The New Guardian

Post by johnjm » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:55 am

Hi sue,

I can't find the article Inc clipping layers, but searched this out if it helps.
http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/ ... -of-layers

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Re: The New Guardian

Post by Sue » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:24 pm

Thanks John will look into this later
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Re: The New Guardian

Post by Sue » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:50 pm

Version 2, any better?
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Re: The New Guardian

Post by Paul Jones » Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:40 pm

The clipping / cutout on version 2 is much better than the original.

Sorry to sound harsh though, if you were meaning for it to look as though he really is in the 'forest', then it just doesn't. There's just too many discrepancies between the subject and the background for it not to look fake. If you're just aiming it as a piece of 'digital art' then it has potential, but needs work.

I suspect these digital montages need hours of patience and skill for them to look believable. Call me a cynic but I haven't yet seen one at ADAPS that has convinced me.

Stick with it Sue. Keep practising and you'll get there.
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Re: The New Guardian

Post by Sue » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:49 pm

Thanks Paul, he's not quite in the picture but i will keep trying. Thanks for your comments, will keep trying, perhaps a blending mode will join the two together
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