What happened to the desktop? A PS thread.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by fBaran, Dec 11, 2005.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Finally worked this out semi-well. What do you think? I know I know, I need icons.
     

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    eva01

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    Seasought

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    The panels on the wall don't line up properly with those on the screen. There is a slight misalignment of the curve of the chair as it enters the screen.
     
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    ITASOR

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    That is absolutely sweet. Anyone have instructions on how to do this? I'd like to try it.

    Post what it looks like with a window open.
     
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    Good job. Yes there are minor alignment issues, but all-in-all, good job at actually having the time/patience to complete the process.

    How long did it take you to finish the project?
     
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    It could've been much better if I had a tripod (or a mechanical arm), but I don't. I had two pics. One with the iBook open, one with it closed. It took me 20 minutes to realize I was doing everything as.s-backwards, but once everything was fine, it took me about 5 minutes.

    Pic 1: Open iBook.
    Pic 2: Closed iBook.

    Layer pic1 onto pic2, and using blending options, make it like 15% opacity so you can see most of pic2 (the wall). Then, make a layer of the wall the size/shape of the screen, and move it over...this seems so confusing. It's a fuzzy concept to grasp, and when I done I realized that how I did it wasn't really what I wanted to do! There was a thread or website with tons of pics of that stuff.
    Basically, when you look at your own screen (not a pic, like mine), you should be able to "see through" it. I have that effect of just the pic. As my desktop background, I don't quite get the effect (set my pic as your bg and you'll get it...maybe?). Thanks for the comments, eventually I'll try something way better...when I have my stability issue corrected (along with the lighting).
     

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