Replacing the contents


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Replacing the contents

This distorted view of a photograph lying on a table is actually a Smart Object. If we wish we can further distort and even undistort this object, and Photoshop will always refer to the full set of layers contained within the Smart Object. What we're going to do here though is replace the contents with another photograph entirely. And here is the photograph we're going to use. Let's start by selecting it. We'll choose Select All and then Copy. So that image is now copied to the clipboard. Back to our original, and let's zoom in on this a little.

As I said, this is a Smart Object layer and it contains the three original layers that we used to build it. When we double-click on it, it opens up as a separate Photoshop document. Notice it's called PSD and that's the term that Photoshop uses for its internal document structure. And we can see it's indeed made of our three original layers, the backing the original photo and the texture on top. Let&...

Replacing the contents
Video duration: 5m 16s 2h 13m Intermediate

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Replacing the contents provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Steve Caplin as part of the Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop

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Design Photography video2brain
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Photoshop
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