Trick photography with photoshop or trick photography without photoshop? That is the question. While I can understand the argument that using photoshop is kinda like cheating when you’re making trick photos, at the same time it’s kinda like cheating with a huge bazooka when everyone else is using slingshots. I mean of course there are some awesome photos done using forced perspective and other trick photography techniques, but the power of photoshop cannot be ignored.
Trick Photography With Photoshop – Why You Can’t Ignore It!
Here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t be a purist when it comes to “cheating” with photoshop when doing trick photography.
1. Layers. You see in some ways photoshop can be used to simplify the kind of shot that could also be done manually, so it is basically used as a time saver. Take the image below: