Photographic Edges in Photoshop

Posted on November 7th, 2012 | 7 Comments

Photographic Edges tutorial in Photoshop. In this Photoshop tutorial. we are going to create Photographic Edges. That’s right! We are going to work with filters and the quick mask mode to add a more imaginative look to our photos, in a way that is both easy and bears in the mind of the reader. Besides that, we are going to start off with using a texture image so our final image will not be short of Photoshop’s grace and magic.

1. Create a new document with Width 600 and Height 340.

2. Fill the background with # f1efef 

3.  Open a texture image in Photoshop. I am using the texture image for photographic edges tutorial.

4. Select Rectangular Marquee Tool and draw in a rectangular selection as shown:

5. Press Quick Mask Mode button or Press Q to activate Quick mask Mode.

6. Go to: Filter > Brush Stroke > Sprayed Strokes

Make the changes as shown below:

7. Now press the Quick Mask Mode button once more.

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8. A selection will be made. Press SHIFT + CTRL + I to select inverse.

9. Press the Delete key on your key board to remove the edges.

10. Deselect the selection.

As you can now see, we have pretty much created our photographic edges but I wouldn’t like to say we are done here. I am now going to bring an actual image of a car onto this texture image

11. Open in Photoshop the image you would like to add photographic edges to.

12.  Drag and drop this image onto your document.

13. Now right click on your image layer and choose Create Clipping Mask.

14. Change the blend mode Normal to Luminosity.

That’s it, babe. Fine photographic edges are ready.

Final Picture:


7 Responses

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