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This is part one of a two part tutorial that sets up an animated time lapse look. It is a useful tutorial on the tasks of manipulating multiple image size and placement.
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Topic Time Lapse Part 1
Stack Load and organize images in a horizontal line
When to use
This is part one of a two part tutorial that sets up an animated time lapse look.
It is a useful tutorial on the tasks of manipulating multiple image size and placement.
Loading multiple images into the one document
- Under the file scripts menu choose load files into stack.
- Browse and find the files you want.
- Press open to load them.
Resize the images
- Enter the transform mode shortcut key 'T'.
- With larger images use the crop tool, shortcut key 'C'.
Extend out the canvass horizontally
- Zoom out to give room.
- Use the crop tool, shortcut key 'C' and drag out the canvas horizontally so that there is enough room for all the images.
- Use the move tool shortcut key ‘M’.
- In conjunction with transform mode; shortcut key 'T'.
- Make sure that the images overlap.
- Duplicate first image and arrange last (for loop in animation).
Adjust objects within the image
- Choose the content aware move tool.
- Drag around to create a selection around the object.
- Drag image to new location.
- Use spot healing brush to clean up rough spots.
Create transitions (for each image)
- Create mask.
- Use gradient tool on mask (black to transparent).
- Drag the transition on a few times to build transition.
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