Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Load multiple files into a stack, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
Besides using this creatively, there are some awesome technical benefits.…One of which is focus stacking.…Sometimes, I need to shoot an object really close up.…Maybe it's macro work or I want to go ahead…and really get a close up detail of the product shot.…But the challenge is, is under the lighting condition…that I'm shooting, I can't get adequate depth of field.…Well, the good news is, is that you could stack multiple…shots together.…So essentially, by adjusting and setting different focus points, I can…blend all those images together to get a deeper depth of field.…
Let's take a look at four images here, and that's exactly what happened.…In this case, we have four different focus points.…You'll notice in this first image that the front of…the table is in focus, and the edge is pretty good.…In the next image, the middle of our headphones are in focus but the…front of the table is gone soft and we still have falloff towards the back.…And there you see, in some of the later images, how things are coming together.…
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- Loading actions
- Creating a custom action
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts to actions
- Creating a droplet for an action
- Performing quick lens corrections
- Automating merging to HDR Pro
- Creating event-based scripts
- Working with layers more efficiently with actions
Skill Level Intermediate
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Masterywith Deke McClelland7h 54m Advanced
1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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