8. Combining Images

Lesson overview

Although you can do a lot to improve a photo with tonal adjustments, color corrections, and retouching, sometimes the best way to produce the perfect image is simply to fake it! Photoshop Elements delivers powerful tools that enable you to do just that by combining images. Merge ordinary scenic photos into a stunning panorama that truly recaptures the feel of the location—or combine a series of shots to produce the perfect group photo, where everybody is smiling and there are no closed eyes. Deal with difficult lighting conditions by blending differently exposed pictures.

In this lesson, you’ll learn some of the tricks you’ll need for combining images to put together the perfect shot that you didn’t actually ...

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