Align Image Elements in Photoshop CC


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Aligning one image element to another

In this movie, we're going to blend and adjust and scale the moon. I'll also show you how to align a couple of image elements in Photoshop. Specifically, we're going to align the moon to the tree. Now if you've ever taken a look at the moon during the daytime, you know that it's brighter than the sky around it. You don't see any of the brownish coloring and the shadows of the moon don't actually darken the sky. So we need to apply a blend mode that's going to make the moon brighter than everything around it. By clicking on the word Normal in the upper left-hand corner of the Layers panel and choosing the most useful of the brightening modes, Screen and we end up achieving this effect.

We don't have near enough contrast, so what I want to do is maximize contrast using a Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. So I'll press and hold the Alt key or the Option key on the Mac and then drop down to the Black/White icon at the bottom of the Layers panel and c...

Aligning one image element to another
Video duration: 4m 59s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Aligning one image element to another provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
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