To any seasoned Photoshop user, the program’s compositing possibilities don’t hold a great deal of magical mystery anymore. General audiences, however, are often still astounded by what can be achieved with it, and the level of perfection when it comes to clever image manipulation continues to impress. No surprise there as even subtle alterations can fundamentally change the mood and target audience of an image. So here are some before-and-after compositing examples from this desk’s hard drive. Needless to say, they don’t only showcase the power of computer code but also of creative approach.
(Drag the arrow slider to the left or right to reveal original and manipulated image)