Swapping Out for a Better Sky

By Scott Kelby Excerpt from Photoshop for Lightroom Users This is yet another form of compositing, but it’s kind of “reverse compositing” because, instead of selecting a person or an object and placing it on another background, we’re going to select the background (sky) and replace it with a better one. This is a handy thing to know because nothing kills a travel or landscape shot like a dull, gray, cloudless sky, like the sky was on the day I took this photo of the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Step One: We’ll start by opening the (Read more...)