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Photoshop Layers: Working with Multiple Photos

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Overview

Learn how to use multiple photographs to create compelling imagery. Discover how to create an action composite, a star trail photo, a panoramic image, and more.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Exercise files
1. Mastering the Layers Panel
  • Loading multiple layers
  • Naming and organizing layers
  • Using nests and groups
  • Understanding Smart Objects
2. Using Focus Stacking for Increased Depth of Field
  • Shooting a focus stacked image
  • Loading multiple layers into a stack
  • Blending the focus stacked image
  • Sharpening and grading the final image
3. Using Multiple Images to Remove Unwanted Objects
  • Shooting for object removal
  • Loading multiple layers into a stack for object removal
  • Using stack modes
  • Cleaning up with cloning
  • Sharpening and grading the final image
4. Creating an Action Composite from Multiple Exposures
  • Shooting for an action composite
  • Loading and aligning multiple layers into a document
  • Adding masks to composite the images
  • Sharpening and grading the final image
5. Creating a Star Trail Photo
  • Shooting for a star trail
  • Loading and stacking the layers
  • Using stack modes
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6. Compelling Black-and-White Photos from HDR
  • Shooting for a black-and-white HDR
  • Creating an HDR with Merge to HDR Pro
  • Toning the HDR image
  • Converting to black and white
  • Adding finishing touches to the black-and-white file
  • Creating the HDR file in Adobe Camera Raw
7. Joining a Multipart Scan into One File
  • Scanning a large image in multiple pieces
  • Loading the pieces into a single Photoshop document
  • Aligning and blending the pieces of the scan
  • Sharpening and grading the final image
8. Creating a Panoramic Image
  • Shooting for a panoramic photo
  • Creating the panoramic file in Adobe Camera Raw
  • Toning and developing the panoramic image
  • Removing wide angle distortion
  • Filling in holes with Content-Aware Fill and Cloning
  • Adding finishing touches to the panoramic image
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Richard Harrington

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