Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining two raw files into one Photoshop document, part of Portrait Project: Changing a Background for Dramatic Effect.
…In the previous movie, we looked at how we could process our raw…file and how we change its…overall exposure, and brightness, and color palette.…We also explored how we could select an image and…then navigate to the edit pull-down menu and choose duplicate…in order to create a duplicate copy of the file,…which we then process differently, using our camera raw controls.…So we have these two versions of the same photograph we're going to…use both of these and combine them together…to do so click into one then hold down…the command key on a mac or the control key on windows and click into the other so…that you have both images selected next after having…selected both files navigate to the tools pull down…menu and here choose Photoshop And then we're going to…select the option for load files into Photoshop layers.…
Again, that's Tools > Photoshop, then Load Files into Photoshop layers.…When we click on this menu item, what it will…do is open up both of these files into a…single Photoshop document In this document we'll have two layers,…
- Combining multiple exposures in one Photoshop file
- Selecting and removing the subject from the background
- Using masking to combine images together
- Improving color, details, and tone
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Why do the exercise files contain extra images?
A: The exercise files folder for this course contains the images for all three courses in the Portrait Project series .