How To Extend A Tricky Backdrop in Photoshop (for photographers)

How To Extend A Tricky Backdrop in Photoshop

I work in a small studio space in my home, so I have always faced with the same problem over and over again BACKDROP EXTENSION. It used to be my worst fear ever and it used to be such a hassle for me to do in photoshop. But after plenty of practice and experience, I have managed to master the art of MASKED LAYERS. They are a life saviour honestly don’t know what I would do without it. So without further ado here’s the video tutorial showing you my recent trick to how to fix your backdrop in the trickiest photos.

Heres the breakdown of what you should learn from this tutorial;

1. Do not underestimate the power of Quick Selection tool

2. Layer Masks are boss

3. Do not paint with a high opacity brush

I hope now you have found the light at the end of the tunnel with that photo that you’ve been dreading to edit :). Please leave us a comment or if you have any questions please do ask I’ll be more than happy to help. Thanks for watching

Refine Edge Settings:

Smooth; 59

Feather: 5.1 px

Contrast: 25%

Shift Edge: 0%

Output to (drop down) – New Layer With Layer Mask –


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