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How to slightly rotate my photography images with a little twist of 3d perspective?


Question

How could I slightly rotate a photography thumbnail like this? (e.g. first web videogamer.com):

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How and how much should I rotate the photography to change the perspective in a slightly 3D way? Is there a tutorial I could follow to make it correctly, so it looks nice and not "As-I-think"? I will appreciate it, thanks.

2012/07/03
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7/3/2012 4:15:00 AM

The easiest way to do this is still by hand. To avoid too much "as-you-think" perspective there are a few things you can do:

  • Start transforming with the perspective tool and make corrections with the free transform afterwards.
  • Take a picture of a slightly turned paper (e.g. business card) and then match the corners with your shot, essentially imitating the perspective.
  • Ideally, do this with a SmartObject and every file you will drop into the SmartObject will have the exact same perspective.

Good luck

2012/07/03
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7/3/2012 7:17:00 AM