How To Use Digital Backgrounds, Overlays and Textures For Photography

Why use digital backgrounds in Photoshop?

Using digital backgrounds, overlays and textures is a great way to add interest to your photography images, without the expense of purchasing backdrops or requiring a tonne of space to store your fabric or canvas backdrops. By using overlays, textures and digital backgrounds you can also change the overall mood and color tone of your image or add things that were not originally there like pretty skies, light flares, snowflakes, falling leaves, smoke or clouds, grunge or other interesting textures on backdrops or even completely different scenes! In this tutorial I will use botanical inspired digital backgrounds and overlays from my Peony Collection to demonstrate a couple of the most common ways I use digital backgrounds and overlays to add interest to a portrait in Photoshop.

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