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How to create a natural looking shadow on a selection - When you paste an object into another picture make sure it looks real with a natural shadow
Adding a shadow to your digital placed elements will create a more natural
Words & Pictures Peter Bargh ePHOTOzine
|I then pasted it into the room location and resized it using the transform tool to make it look to scale. I also used the color correction tool to adjust the tones and make it look as though it was in the scene and with similar lighting, which is more yellow.|
|Use the Transform>Distort option again to adjust the position and size of the shadow so it looks natural. I also reduced the opacity to make the shadow look less harsh. It's at 60% now.|
|And when you are satisfied with the result save a layered copy so you can edit in future, and save a flattened version if you want to send your masterpiece to a friend or to a web site.|