How to Photoshop someone into a picture

How to photoshop someone into a picture: Man standing in front of dinosaur
(Image credit: Future, Matt Smith)

If you know how to Photoshop someone into a picture, you'll unlock a fun, creative way to use the image-editing tool. We've put together a beginner's tutorial to take you through the steps to take if you want to remove a person from one image and drop them into another. This lesson is aimed at adding people but the same technique can be used in a variety of compositing work.

If this isn't quite what you're after, or you'd like something more advanced, see our comprehensive list of Photoshop tutorials. Don't yet have Adobe's Creative Cloud? See our Creative Cloud discount page for the best deals. And if you also don't have Photoshop, see how to download Photoshop right here. But for now, read on to learn how to Photoshop someone into a picture.

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Matt Smith
Designer and Video Producer

Matt has worked for various publishing houses and design agencies, covering studio photography, video production, editorial design, branding, illustration and motion graphics. He currently works for Future PLC with brands such as T3, Woman&Home, Marie Claire, Music Week, TechRadar, Golden Joysticks, Cycling Weekly, Brand Impact Awards, Horse&Hound and Tech&Learning. In the past he has designed titles including Mac|Life, IQ, Bow International, Drummer, iDrum, Acoustic, Clay Shooting, Sea Fishing and GunTradeNews. He has experience across the full Adobe Suite and is currently spending a lot of time creating projects in Blender and After Effects.