Remove unwanted people from public photos.

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This tip comes in handy for graphic designers who need a quick way to get pedestrian-free photographs of their signage or environmental projects. There is a classic digital photography technique for removing unwanted people: Take several shots of the same scene using a tripod — then layer those photos in Photoshop. People move around between shots, so you can use parts of one photo to erase an unwanted person from another. A good tutorial is available for this technique: How to remove tourists from your photos.

Creativetechs‘ twist is to use Photoshop CS3′s improved Photomerge feature to automate this task. Simply shoot a collection of photos, erase the unwanted people in Photoshop, and let Photomerge stitch together a finished image.

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