The author of this tutorial is Alvaro Salazar Chacon.
The AKVIS SmartMask plug-in can be used to change the background of an image (the following example the sky) regardless of the complexity of objects in the landscape.
Click on to start processing the image again.
The fragment was selected well, but there are still complex areas from the original background.
The result is much better but there are still areas that I want to remove.
Use Zoom to enlarge problem areas.
Activate the Magic Brush tool and use the eyedropper tools to pick up the colors for the Keep Colors and Drop Colors lists.
Then select the Magic Brush tool and use it on the image.
To improve the result further, click on the Foreground Recovery check-box and choose the color black:
Re-treat areas with the Magic Brush . The fragment looks perfect.
Now you can create landscapes with different backgrounds: