In this photoshop photo manipulation tutorial, learn how to swap or change or replace background in photoshop using blending modes. Here’s neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray background very easily using only Blend Modes. No selection or refine edge necessary.
Replace Background Using Blending Modes Tutorial :
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Change backgrounds very easily using only Blend Modes (No selection or refine edge).
First open main image and a new background to replace.
Drag and place texture background above main photo.
Duplicate the background layer and name it “Blend”.
change the blend layer blending mode to Hard Light.
Again duplicate the background layer and name it “Mask”.
move layer above all layers.
Now add inverted layer mask to mask layer.
Hold ALT or OPT key and click on layer mask icon.
Take a brush tool and paint over your subject using white.
Take your time while masking.
Now we can add any background easily.
That’s it. We’re done.