How to create empty unoccupied road or places even busy traffic or people moving around? In this episode i will show you how to vanish cars and other vehicles from road & make it empty. Every photographers knows it very hard to capture vacant street roads or freeway highway expressway what ever road it is. they need to wait until it clears traffic. I tired to capture but every time one or two vehicles passes through shot with glowing light trails.
but no need to wait until midnight to take a clean shot of the view, you loved to photograph unengaged roads or places. Now i show you photoshop method to make it look like freely unoccupied deserted road shot. this trick also work to vanish people moving around near famous landmarks or tourist places.
First of all open photoshop. Go to file tab and select scripts. and then choose load files into stack.
Browse the photographs which taken before and select all and click OK.
If u didn’t use tripod or taken shots with handheld then please tick this option automatically align source images. also tick create smart object after loading layers and click OK.
kindly wait until photoshop process images and create a smart object layer.
if want to do any changes like deletion or addition of new photos u can do by double click on smart object layer.
Now goto layer menu tab and smart object and then select stack mode
In stack mode please choose minimum, if u select maximum it takes light source from all photographs and combine into single shot.
You can get road just look like abandoned. No light trails, no vehicles, it completely empty.
If you think photo is little dark and want to add some light try median from stack mode. Your best bet is between median and minimum try both & see how it works for your photographs.
Here is Final Output