Ryan Forshaw, the owner of Ryu Creative creates unique and inspiring photo composite’s using stock photos and people’s own personal photos. Ryan has a love of nature which is quite evident in his work.

Why is this blog titled “Photo Compositing the Hard Way” you may think to yourself… This is because Ryan is a Tetraplegic (Quadriplegic) having suffered an accident back in 1996 which has left him paralysed from the shoulders down. Ryan uses specialised computer equipment to enable him to harness the full power of tools like Photoshop and Cinema 4D to help bring his creative imagination to life.

Ryan has worked on many in-depth projects over the years from creating book covers and spreads, CD covers and also a series of photo composites illustrating the natural healing properties of aromatherapy oils. With the wealth of stock photography available in today’s market and the capabilities of Photoshop it is now possible to create almost any unique scene or situation.

To see examples of Ryan’s work please do visit his personal website http://www.ryucreative.co.uk/