Sep 072011
 


In this Lightroom and Photoshop video tutorial, I demonstrate how to copy eyes, faces or heads (or anything) from one photo into another and transform them to fit.   This sweet cat of mine died a couple weeks ago, and I wanted to make a print of this image.  However, the eyes were out of focus — but fortunately I had another version that had in-focus eyes that I could borrow from.

I don’t post much on Photoshop, because these days I don’t use it nearly as much as I do Lightroom. However, compositing is one example of where I still rely on it.  Compositing in Photoshop can be a complicated process.  This is a relatively easy example.  For those who are new to Photoshop, it may still not provide enough detail for you — but it will give you an idea of what can be done.

You will see that Lightroom is used to do initial raw adjustments to both photos at once, and to bring the two photos into Photoshop as layers in one document.

Click here to watch the video.

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