Combining images


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Combining images

Now that you understand layers and Selections, the subjects of the last two movies, you're ready to combine two images into one composite. So here I have a costumed character. I'd like to eliminate the area around the character, and instead use as the background this image, which I have opened in the project bin. I'll double-click this thumbnail so you can see the image that I want to use as the background. The first step is to put both of the photos into one image. To do that I'll select the image of the costumed character, and I'll drag up and into the image of the canal, and release.

Now if you look in the Layers panel, you can see that in the image of the canal I have two layers: the original Background layer, and on top of that a brand new layer that was made automatically that contains the image of the costumed character. This comes in with the name of that file. I am going to change that name to something more meaningful by double- clicking it, and I'll typ...

Combining images
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Combining images provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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