Advice 1: How to make the background of the photo

A good picture taken on an ugly background, can be improved by replacing the background layer, filled with the appropriate color or gradient. These operations can be done in the editor Photoshop.
You will need
  • photography;
  • program Photoshop.
Instruction
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Download Ctrl+O in Photoshop the background which you will handle.
Add keys Sift+Ctrl+N in the document layer, which contains background details. Fill it with color, applying Paint Bucket tool (Fill), or a gradient, which is generated by the tool Gradient ("Gradient").
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As you can see, the picture has completely disappeared under the backdrop. Such a result is not the purpose of your actions, and therefore hide that part of the background that covers the. Click Add layer mask ("Add layer mask") from the palette of layers, create a mask, activate the Brush tool (Brush) and start to paint with a black brush in those places where should be the picture.
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Using as a new background dark color, you can simulate a deep shadow, which is a figure with pictures. To get this effect, treat the edges of the mask with a brush with the reduced parameter value Hardness ("Hardness"). To configure this value can be in the panel under the main Photoshop menu.
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A solid colour would look too strictly. To change this, add to the document another layer for the finish. Select in the brushes palette, which opens the option of Brushes ("Brush") Window menu (Window) tip of the brush in a blurry circle, stars, snowflakes or sheet. This can be done in the tab Brush Tip Shape ("Shape of the brush tip"). To prints the selected brush themselves scattered by the layer in the same tab, increase the value of the Spacing parameter ("Intervals"), and in the tab Scattering ("Scatter") in the same way, configure the parameter Scatter.
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Selecting the main color of any light shade, brush on a new layer.
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If some of the prints got on the figure, remove these traces by using the copy mask to the new background. Click on the icon of the mask while holding the Ctrl key to load a selection. Return to the top layer and create a mask button from the layers palette. Ctrl+I swap the black and white areas of the mask.
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Option Save As (Save as") the File menu ("File") save the photo with a new background.

Advice 2: How to make the background in your photograph

Replace the background – way to turn any ordinary photo into an original work, and by placing people on the sea shore or surrounded by beautiful interiors, no matter on what background they were originally photographed. The main difficulty in the process of changing the background is the need to accurately and evenly cut and highlight by photography of a person or object that you want to place on new background to an image look beautiful and believable.
You will need
  • Adobe Photoshop
Instruction
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Open the photo you want to work with. Then, on the toolbar, select the Magnetic Lasso Tool and set feather (2 pixels). Using the Lasso as evenly as possible select the shape of the face, lock the line of stroke, and invoke quick mask by pressing Q. To use the quick mask mode adjust the flaws and shortcomings of the selection.
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Then take the Brush tool and a thin brush paint with white the areas that were not included in the allocation, and which also need to be placed on a new background. In particular, this applies to hair and hair, to highlight them is usually difficult. With a black brush paint over the areas that should not be included in the selection. Then exit quick mask mode.
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Click on the highlighted area, right click and copy it to a new layer (Layer via copy). Make the background invisible, so that your selection was on a transparent background (click on background layer eye icon). View, does not Shine through in this mode, the original background through the cut out image. If the background is still visible, use the eraser and sponge (Sponge) to further adjust your object.
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Now open the photo or picture you want to put in the photo as a new background. Move with the cursor and mouse on the new background selected image of the person. That man looked at the new background of course, customize the proportions manually with the command Free Transform.
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Duplicate the layer with the cut out photo of a man. On the copy layer edit color correction and levels so that they match the color scheme and brightness of your new background.
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Use the lighting filter to get the best light, and various blending modes of the layers. Pick the most suitable for the final appearance of the photograph.
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