Blended Photos or Photo Composites
A composite photo is an image created using multiple photos that are blended together in photoshop. The key to making a blended photo look more realistic is making sure that any light in the photo is coming from the same angle.
Following is a photo composite that I created by blending three different slow-shutter night photos:
Douglas Phan stood in the same position while all three photos were taken. I blended the three photos in post-production.
Here are the 3 original photos pre photo composite:
The key to creating this photo composite was making sure the background was black in all three photos. I took the time to black-out anything that was not wanted in the final composite.
Do you want to learn more about photo composites? Check out these blog posts:
Creating Convincing Photo Composites by, Mark S. Johnson
Creating Composite Images in Photoshop by Apogee Photo
How to Composite a Dress by Sarah Bowman
Creating photo composites can be really exciting and fun! Create something new that wasn’t there before and make people wonder how you did it.