Create a Photoshop style web design using Fireworks 8
I've often marvelled at those "air" styled Photoshop web designs and wondered how I could set about re-creating this technique with Fireworks, my preferred web design package. So I thought I would create a layout to demonstrate that Fireworks can be as good as Photoshop for this style of design.1...2...3....Go!
Now change the page background colour, modify->canvas-canvas color and use the dropper to select an appropriate colour from the photo. To merge the photo out at the bottom, so that the line between it and the background is in distinct, create a rectangle that covers the photo and fill with gradient from white to dark grey (#444444) with a vertical gradient as follows