Randomly searching the web and I got this mind-blowing picture:
Accordingly, it says the the photograph didn't use Photoshop to do it. Even if it does, I want to ask how did it happen? Any idea?
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Easiest way to do this:
In a nutshell:
Okay, the last is optional.
The easiest method to be sure is to buy his dearer than I'm probably willing to pay e-book.
He appaears to be "cheating" permissibly :-). Photoshop is equivalent to a set of cutting and drawing tools (albeit some rather good ones). He just used a real world cutting tool.
Occam says a camera and a printer are a good enough answer.
In the bottom image below there is no confusion because the hand and postcard are logocally related and having them placed in front of the screen makes sense (even if e don't know why it was done).
In the top image I'm holding a printed cutout of the original photo. I could as easily have sized it to make the result the same as the original, but shown like this it becomes trivially obvious what you are probably seeing.
I'll make this another answer to avoid confusing my above one.
His "method" has more value in its "how do he do that" aspects than in its practical utility.
A photograph IS necessary somewhere is the process in order to get the monitor external view so suggesting that it can be done "all internally" may be misleading.
Note that the referenced tutorial uses a mixture somewhere between "my" method above and the all in-computer method - he does actually photograph the external screen after the overlay is added, rather than using screen capture.
Yes, various people here are correct, once you have an external picture of a hand relative to a monitor it can all be done "in computer" and without using "Photoshop", PROVIDED that you are willing to accept the limitations of what can and cannot be put into a window.
The notepad windows and Irfanview windows can be positioned to achieve the sort of effects he has shown. BUT whatever borders that the application demands are unavoidable. If you have an application that will display a clean window, well and good (as long as you don't want eg rounded corners). And using a photograph or printout is excessively clunky. But it hardly needs photoshop to achieve the effect of choice far more flexibly that his method.
eg $0.00 Irfanview and much more will allow you to insert a "window" of text onto a screen captured image with far better control of edges, frames etc.
The picture below uses his method. My text ends here