Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Resizing an image element, part of Photoshop: Creating Composites (2012).
When you're blending multiple objects from different images in a composite, at …times you might decide that you want to change the size relationship between some …of those objects. For this photo, for example, I feel that …the lamp is a little bit too large. And this lamp was actually taken from an …entirely different image. I'll go ahead and hold the Shift key …while clicking on the layer mask, for the lamp layer. …And you can see the original image, that includes the lamp, was actually taken at …a very similar location, just a little bit further down the lake. …And I'd like to take this lamp and place it into this new background from a …similar location, but I need to adjust the size.…
I feel that the lamp is just a little bit too large for this composition. …Fortunately it's very easy to resize an element once we've used a layer mask to …combine multiple images. It's important that you make sure that …the layer mask and the image layer are linked together if you're going to resize …that layer. Otherwise, you would be resizing only the …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Composite Concepts
2. Automatic Composites
3. Image Compositing
4. Refining Layer Masks
5. Matching Images
6. Adding Effects to Composites
7. Using Layer Groups
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