How to Swap Heads in a Family Portrait in Photoshop CC 2013


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Swapping heads in a family portrait

One of the most difficult things to do when you're photographing a group of people is to get them all to smile in the same frame. So if you can't get everyone smiling, just make sure that you have everyone smiling in at least one shot. They don't all have to be smiling in the same shot, but just make sure that you have everyone smiling so that you can combine the images. We're going to start with these two images, and I'll select tools and then Photoshop, and we're going to load these two images into Photoshop layers. Bridge will hand those off to Photoshop and you can see that they're both open into a single document, but there's a little bit of a problem here, if we toggle on and off the layers, you can see that the zoom on the camera was changed between these exposures.

So I need to auto align these two exposures, on the layers panel I will select both of the layers and then I will choose Edit and then Auto Align layers. We'll pick Aut...

Swapping heads in a family portrait
Video duration: 4m 3s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Swapping heads in a family portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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