How To: Extend a background in Photoshop

Extend a background in Photoshop

All of us know by now that the pictures you see of actresses and models in magazines have been doctored beyond belief. After the initial photo shoot, retouchers quickly work their magic with thigh chub resizing (only in Photoshop do women not have cellulite), wrinkle reducing, and skin spot removing.

But what about the background? Well, often that gets doctored too. Sometimes when shooting a subject you have to angle the camera so that a bit of the studio gets into the frame. So if you're a photographer who wants to cut out the excess, check out this tutorial to learn how to extend the background in Photoshop.

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