Rapid-Fire Photo Realistic

This one was a bit tricky at times--but very cool advanced shadow technique. Pretty simple to pull off, but allow for a whole range of shadows that you simply couldn't get with the "drop shadow" filter. Total time: 37 minutes. Be aware: you cannot apply the Gaussian blur (part of the shadow technique) until after you convert the edges to paths and adjust them with the pen tool (the blur tool converts the rectangle to a bitmap). Also, I toned done the black gradient corner fill to only 35% (rather than 100%). To take this to the next level, I'd probably want to bend the photo similar to the shadow--but don't have the time!

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