How to
make
an
object
Float
using
Photoshop?

„Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.” Heraclitus

„Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.” Heraclitus

How to
make
an
object
Float
using
Photoshop?

 

How hard is it to make a picture of flying objects or people? You might say that it’s pretty complicated as it requires to take the perfect shot at the perfect moment. But the truth is that it’s very simple after you know this little trick that I’m going to reveal

What will you need?

Here you can find method on how to make your pictures unique thanks to Photoshop.

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To hold

Fishing line
Thread

Don’t worry if it’s not the newest.

I’ve used thread

Some stand

C-stand
Lightstand
Tripod
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Camera Settings

Camera settings

Manual

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Source of light

Daylight
Aputure 120D

Source of light

Using a daylight may slowdown editing

You can always start with daylight

Daylight or Artificial light

Background

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Background

Vinyl backdrops can save you a lot of your space.

How to
do
it?

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To create this type of pictures you will need two different shots. Keep you camera steady in the same position and set up on manual. 

The first shot requires your subject to be on focus and handheld or tied to a thread. For the second one, remove the prop, and take a picture of just the blurred background.

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Focus

Focus

Use the back button focus
Or catch focus on your subject and switch to manual focus on your lens

How to
edit
it?

Edits

After taking shots it is time to create the final image by blending pictures in Photoshop.

1.Choose your favourite shot of the subject
2.Add the picture of your background
3. Mask it.

Add layer to picture with your subject.

Use Brush tool.

Mask out anything what you’ve used to hold your subject.

If you have used thread or fishing line, remove them from your subject by using Healing Brush tool.

If you have used thread or fishing line, remove them from your subject by using Healing Brush tool or Clone Stamp tool

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Final Results

Hopefully this has been helpful!

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