Making a body swap


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Making a body swap

As every photographer knows the more people you have in a group shot the more opportunity for you to capture a blink or funny expression or distracted little girl. I'm going to show you how to take care of that in Photoshop by doing body swaps. First thing I'm going to do is to float my photographs. I want to see both of them at the same time. Now in this photograph I've already done a little bit of work. I really liked the expression on the mom's face and the baby's face too.

So you can see that I retouched a little bit, and also adjusted some levels. You want to retouching before you start doing your swapping. I'm going to select the Elliptical Marquee tool, and bring it over here to select mom and baby. Now I want this tool to be kind of big because I need extra room to maneuver when I get it into other photograph. I'll do a Command+C to copy it, and then come to this photograph where the little girl looks fantastic.

So I'm going to drop in the mom and th...

Making a body swap
Video duration: 5m 8s 1h 28m Intermediate

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Making a body swap provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Natalie Fobes as part of the Family and Group Portraiture

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Photography
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Photoshop
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