Scripts are a more advanced form of actions, as they are created with programming languages. They allow Adobe Photoshop to perform very complex tasks. Can you use scripts to combine layers? In this video, Richard Harrington walks through using scripts to combine layers with statistics in Adobe Photoshop.
- I'm going to take that last technique I showed you…and build on it a little bit.…People often enjoy star trail photography,…and that works great, but rather than having…to do everything in camera, where you take…a multiple hour long exposure and you might get it right,…I'm going to show you how simple this is to do…by just shooting a time lapse sequence.…What you can do is easily capture…several images over time and then blend them together.…Here's how.…I'll choose File, Scripts, Load Files into Stack.…
And let's browse and navigate.…In folder 3.7, go to the one here called Stack,…and just select all of the images and click OK.…These were captured on a GoPro camera.…And you see, I've got a good 50 or so images.…I don't need to align these because the camera…was on a tripod, but I will make…a smart object that combines all of these into one layer.…
Now when I click OK, it's going to open this up,…and what we have here is a barn with the night sky.…Now, when you look at this it seems a bit dark…and you can't really see the night sky moving.…
- Saving images in different file formats
- Creating actions
- Recording actions
- Batch processing
- Creating droplets
- Working with variables
- Scripting in Photoshop
Skill Level Intermediate
Bridge CC 2015 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost1h 13m Beginner
1. Understanding Actions
2. Automating Commands
3. Using Scripts
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