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How to change the weather for the better

Digital photography for beginners

Sometimes the weather just won't give you the perfect shot you're hanging around for. Luckily, editing packages can sometimes rescue the situation. For this tip you need a few sky shots, so it's worth starting a sky library next time you see a beautiful vista and have your camera handy.

Step 1

Step 1

Use the lasso tool to select the non-sky area of your gloomy photo, then copy (Ctrl, C) and paste (Ctrl, V) this on to a 'nice weather' sky shot - it will form a new layer. Move your cut-out landscape to the top in the layers palette, then adjust the positioning. Use the Blur tool at the horizon to add depth.

Step 2

Step 2

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