In this tutorial, you’ll start with a glassware image and remove its white background using Adobe Photoshop CS4. Because the glass was photographed as red wine was being poured into it, you’ll have to master some tricky masking techniques to make the results look realistic.
The second objective of this how-to is to help you blend the glass of red wine into a new background — a shot of an Italian vineyard flooded with sunshine. You’ll learn how to manipulate light so that the glass, its contents, and the new background all make a unified new image.
Here’s the before and after:
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