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Learn how to composite the selections in Adobe Photoshop CS3.
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So now we have got our selection here pretty much like we want it to be. What we are going to do now is we are going to take this image and we are going to actually just drag-and-drop it over into another scene. So I am going to switch back to the Layers Panel here. I am also going to take myself out of Full-screen mode or maximize mode. I am going to do that simply by tapping the F key on my keyboard.
What we are going to do now is we are just going to switch to the Move Tool really quick, because remember I said, when you want to cut and paste objects from their position, you need to go ahead and switch to the Move Tool because otherwise you will just be modifying the selection outline and not the underlying pixels. I am going to then hold down my Shift key and I am going to click-and-drag over. I am holding down my Shift key, just so it maintains its position in the image window. So that it will be a completely centered in this next image that I am dragging it over.
So I am going to drag it over, I am going to wait for this little box to appear. Once I see that box in the other image, I am just going to let it go. Once I do that, there you see we have completely taken that guitar from one image window over to the other. I can go ahead then and I can close up the guitar image. Go ahead then and say, Don't Save to that image.
I am going to jump back in the maximize screen mode by hitting the F key on my keyboard. So now we have just a free floating layer of that guitar that we selected earlier. Now, of course, we didn't select all of the little knobs up here at the top, but that's really not going to be that big of a deal for what we are going to do with this. So what we are going to do is we are just going to take this guitar, I am going to stick it over here on the side and I am going to use Command+T or Ctrl+T to bring up Free Transform. We will just drag it out, like so, just to create a nice big guitar here on the side. We will also rotate it using Command+T or Ctrl+T. I am going to use Command+0 or Ctrl+0 to see all of my free transform handles, so that I can just have a full view of exactly what that's supposed to look like. I will rotate that, so that it's somewhat straight up and down, hit Enter to commit to that change and we will just drag it over, like so.
So you can see how you can take you selections and utilize them and fine tune them, so that they really do fit whenever you drag-and-drop them into other images. Now later on in this series, we will take a look at exactly how to make objects fit better inside of other images. This one happens to fit fairly well but a lot of images, specially if you are going from like a bright sun shinny day to may be a darker cloudy day or something like that, the images are going to have some edges on them. They really aren't going to fit and the overall tonality of the images is going to be different as well.
So the drag-and-drop is not always going to work necessarily as far as looking realistic or looking as if it belongs, as far as tonality and things go. This one actually fits fairly well though. So by now, we know how to utilize the Selection Tools, we know how to take them, refine all of our selections. Then we have also seen how to utilize the Refine Edge command to really make them the best that they can truly be. Now we know how to take those selections and move images from frame to frame to create some really interesting digital composites.