Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining group shots, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
If you take a lot of group shots, you know how difficult it is to get everyone in…a group to look their best in one photo.…There is always someone who has her eyes closed or head turned the wrong way.…But that's okay, if you take multiple shots of a group, you can combine them…into one perfect photo using the Photomerge Group Shot feature.…Here for example, I have three models, and I'd like to have a photo of all three…of them looking at one another.…I happen to have two shots, but in neither are all three of the models looking…at one another. So here's one of the two shots, and here's the other.…
I'm going to combine these two shots, so that all three of these models are…looking at one another.…To do that I'll select both shots in the Photo Bin.…If your Photo Bin isn't open then click Photo Bin button in the Taskbar at the…bottom of the screen.…I'll select one of the thumbnails and hold the Shift key and click on the other,…and then I'll open them both into the Photomerge Group Shot's window by going up…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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