Working with movies


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Working with movies

One of the key features in the extended version of Photoshop is its ability to manipulate movie files. We're able to add extra layers to movies, paint on them, and apply all sorts of special effects. But what happens when we convert a movie to a Smart Object? Well, let's find out. We'll open a movie. And when we open a movie in the extended version of Photoshop, it appears as a regular layer. We open the Animation panel, we can now play this movie. And it's a short film of cycling through Paris, which only lasts 20 seconds or so, but it's enough to illustrate out point.

Now, this is interesting. As we're able to open it as a layer in Photoshop, we should then be able to distort it. So, let's try it. We'll go to Edit > and FreeTransform. And what we get is this dialog that says, Transforming the video layer requires converting it to a Smart Object layer. Well, that's exactly as we want, so let's do that. Now, that it's convert...

Working with movies
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Working with movies 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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