How to Remove Background and Add A New Shadow

by Vince DePinto

by Vince DePinto

In today’s video, we are going to learn a very simple way to remove the background of the original image and add a new shadow in Photoshop. We will use the Pen Tool to clip out the object, change background color, and use Gaussian Blur, Layer Mask, and Gradient Tool to cast a realistic shadow to the object. Just a few easy tricks, such as multiplying and changing the opacity of the shadow, can make the image look a lot better. Hope you enjoy this video!

0:37 Remove background and add new background
02:00 How to add a shadow
04:55 Use masking to adjust the shadow
11:12 Change background color

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Sample Image Used in this Tutorial


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