Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the RAW image, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
The cutout of this girl has been done as a Layer mask, and that's because the girl …is actually a Smart Object, and that Smart Object contains a camera raw image. …Here, we'll see just why that's so important, and see how much flexibility …it offers us. So let's add a background to this image. …And here is the background I want to use, its a shot of rooftops in Morocco and we …can drag this into our main image. As we zoom out, we can see obviously when …we drag it in its color above the girl layer lets leave it behind her so we can …see that two together. Now, the rooftops fit rather well in there.…
We could even make this canvas a little bit wider, we don't know we cropped it earlier. …That'd make this say, 18 centimeters wide. …And when we do so, we can see that there appear to be white stripe son either side. …That's actually the original image showing through from this girl, and if we …hide the layer mask we can see actually this is part of the tent that was behind …her when she was photographed. We can fix that by selecting both of …
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Using Smart Filters
- Replacing contents
- Using multiple Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Complex distortion
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with movies and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Textures (2011)with Nigel French4h 38m Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Smart Filters
3. Replacing Contents
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Objects in the Workflow
9. Taking Smart Objects Further
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