Have you ever ever made a “Slide Sandwich?” It incorporates no chilly cuts or fancy dressings. There aren’t any unique veggies or seasonings within the recipe. Mayonnaise, ketchup and mustard are all out of the query. So, if all these things aren’t elements, what sort of sandwich is that this? Should you used to make pictures with movie, you might already be smiling! If not, you might be much more confused. Photographically, the recipe for a slide sandwich consists of two chips of movie, an unused slide mount, a canister of compressed air, a small piece of tape and a sizzling iron. The chips of movie are taped collectively, air is used to take away mud and the mix is fastidiously aligned in a contemporary slide mount and ironed shut. The ensuing picture is a inventive new picture fashioned from two separate pictures on slide movie. Having made many slide sandwiches in my earlier years, I share with you learn how to create them in Photoshop, which is way simpler and quicker than it was approach again when.

The massive majority of my “sandwiches” are topics I do know will make good silhouettes or ones into which I can swap a sky. Whereas I’m within the discipline, I make pictures of dramatic skies and sunsets that I really feel will make good companions for pictures I wish to mix. Once I mix the sky picture with the silhouette or panorama, it turns into my “meal.” The wonder is, you might have already got a variety of every of some of these pictures in your information. You may as well use your present information and do the unthinkable, the outrageous, the out-in-left-field approach by developing with one thing amazingly inventive. Since my major focus is nature images, I attempt to make them look life like. Should you do select to experiment and create your individual montages, I implore you to be up entrance and don’t attempt to move them off as originals.

Picture 1: Tawny Eagle and Moon

1. Open the “topic” file in digicam RAW.

2. Transfer the adjustment sliders to create a silhouette and to make the background go as white as doable.

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3. Open the tweaked topic file in Photoshop.

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4. Open the “sky” file in Photoshop.

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5. With the sky and topic information opened, separate the 2 into their very own home windows. With the transfer instrument, drag the sky file over the topic file.

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6. The topic file is now hidden below the sky layer and two layers seem within the layers palette. To make the topic file seem, go to the layers palette and alter the BLEND MODE to MULTIPLY.

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7. Now that each layers are seen, with the transfer instrument chosen, align the 2 layers to create the specified placement of every. Crop the file as you see match.

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Picture 2: Scenic With Swapped Sky

1. Open the “sky” file in Photoshop.

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2. Open the “topic” file in digicam RAW and make your required changes, then open the tweaked topic file in Photoshop.

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3. With the sky and topic information opened, separate the 2 home windows. With the transfer instrument chosen, drag the scenic file over the sky file. The sky file is now hidden below the topic layer and two layers seem within the layers palette.

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4. Go to the Layers palette and be certain the topic layer is lively. Use the Magic Wand instrument to pick out the sky. Then go to SELECT>MODIFY>EXPAND and broaden the choice by 1 pixel to smoothen the transition between the 2 layers. Hit the DELETE key and the sky layer will fill within the choice.

5. Now that each layers are seen, with the transfer instrument chosen, align the 2 layers to create the specified placement of every. Crop the file as essential. Word I additionally cloned the legs of my tripod on the backside of the picture.

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Go to www.russburdenphotography.com for details about his nature images excursions and safari to Tanzania.

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