Master Shadows & Lighting in Compositing with Photoshop!
The Complete Guide to Creating Shadows and Matching the Lighting in Compositing with Photoshop! Learn how to manually paint and create shadows and discover several techniques to add realism to it. In this video, we will learn the concepts of layering, coloring, and determining the gradual blur in a shadow in utmost detail.We will also learn how to match the color, the ambient light, and the direct sunlight in the new background with that of the subject. It's all a combination of Curves and Blend Modes! I hope this lesson helps you. Thank you so much for watching :)► TIMESTAMPS:00:00 Extracting vs. Painting Shadows01:11 Downloads and Resources01:20 Getting the Composite Ready04:18 Creating the Shadow11:04 Coloring the Shadow13:45 Get the Right Blur15:44 Don't Forget the Ground!17:24 Contact Point Shadow20:21 Add Little Darkness From the Shadows21:53 Matching Ambient Light22:54 Matching Brightness24:16 Adding Additional Warmth25:45 A Small Correction26:21 The See-Through Shadow27:42 Enhancing Shadows on the Subject29:27 Darkening Subject Shadows to Add Dimension30:47 Final Adjustment!31:51 Oops! Don't Miss This Tiny Matching Factor!32:57 Recap34:52 Outro► SUPPORT THE CHANNEL & GAIN PREMIUM ACCESS: https://www.patreon.com/piximperfect► RECOMMENDED SOFTWARE & GEAR:✅ My Graphic Tablet: https://pix.live/wacom✅ Recommended Budget Tablet: https://pix.live/wacomlite✅ Try Photoshop for Free: https://pix.live/photoshop✅ Artificial Intelligence Photo Editor: https://pix.live/luminarai✅ Unlimited Photoshop Actions, Plugins, and Stock Photos: https://pix.live/envato✅ Primary Microphone: https://pix.live/mic1✅ Second Microphone: https://pix.live/mic2✅ Audio Interface: https://pix.live/audiointerface✅ Filmed with: https://pix.live/camera✅ Lens: https://pix.live/lens✅ Music: https://pix.live/music✅ The App I Use for YouTube Growth: https://pix.live/ytapp► PIXIMPERFECT MERCH STORE:https://teespring.com/stores/piximperfect► PIXIMPERFECT ACTIONS:https://gumroad.com/piximperfect► DOWNLOADS:1. Sample Image: https://app.photoshopeasy.com/shadows-lighting2. Finished PSD: https://bit.ly/3dOENpw (Only for our Patreon Family)► SHARE: https://goo.gl/IUhnUl►LET'S CONNECT:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/piximperfectFacebook: http://facebook.com/piximperfectTwitter: https://twitter.com/piximperfect