Creating an Out of Bounds Photo in Photoshop

by Guest Writer

adobe Photoshop creates an out of bounds imageHistory repeats itself. A painting or photo within another has always been a popular subject with photographers, graphic artists and Photoshop artists. The "out of bounds" or "break-out" image is also one that should be tried by all Photoshop users, sooner or later.

out of bounds or break-out image Special thanks to Roofi Sardar, a new Photoshop practitioner from Saudi Arabia who sent this one in. Roofi writes :

Today we'll learn a simple yet fascinating art. The following tutorial will only make it easy for you to grasp the concept through the peace in craft. Kindly Accept.

1. Open the starter image in Photoshop. Width 600 and Height 340.

2. Go to: Image > Adjustments > HDR Toning , and make the changes indicated below:

HDR Toning feature in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Now, our image has now become a little less dim. (See the difference)

3. Using the Quick Selection Tool, select the area outside of the car as shown:

Quick Selection Tool

4. Go to: Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation

hue/saturation dialog

Now deselect the selection, and it should look like this

... continues on the next page!

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