Combining group shots with Auto-Align


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Combining group shots with Auto-Align

If you've ever needed to take a photograph of a group of people, you know what a challenge that can be at some times, to get everyone looking at the camera with their eyes open and smiling all at the same time. Don't worry if that doesn't happen. As long as you have a digital camera, just keep pressing that button down and get a bunch of shots, because you might actually be able to just composite the best of each frame into the final image. So, here we have two images. Let's go ahead and hit the Spacebar in Bridge to get the full-screen preview. And you can see, in this particular image, she's smiling here, the third from the left there, but the hair is kind of blowing of the woman in yellow.

If I hit my arrow key to go on the next frame, you can see these two look better on the left, but then she's got her eyes almost closed. So, what I want is to combine these two shots and just use the best of each. Let's hit the Escape key to go back to the Bridge view, a...

Combining group shots with Auto-Align
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Combining group shots with Auto-Align provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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