In this video companion to Lesa Snider’s November/December article, Flawless Fades, she walks you through the visual steps of how to combine two images into a beautiful collage.
Articles tagged with collage
Create a playful picture-stack collage that makes it look like your photo was created from scattered snapshots.
Dave shows you how to create a piece of “threshold art” using a photograph, a Threshold adjustment layer and a text-based graphic.
Matt offers some additional tips for enhancing and enriching composites in this companion video to his Quick Collage article.
Pump up the drama and create a great composite by combining two versions of the same shot.
Corey shows you how to take a couple of photos and an image of some old parchment paper to create a collage with an old-fashioned sepia look.
Diana shares a fun, stress-free way to combine multiple photos into a single image by adding a filmstrip element.
Custom shapes are a great way to create a template for your photos. However, there are other forms of ready-made filmstrip templates available online.
Discover the wonders of blend modes and textures—and make a simple but effective collage with your photos.
Mike shows you how to create a great cut-out photo effect, using the skills taught in our Layers 101 article in the May/June issue.
Personalized photo bookmarks are a unique way of displaying family or pet photos, and they also make delightful gifts for someone who loves to read. By starting off with a few simple steps, then adding your own creativity and photos, you’ll end up with a bookmark any reader will love to carry and show off.
Create some school spirit with this collage-like technique of combining text and photos.
Combining two or more photos to re-create a special moment can add life and warmth to the memories we record.
Several years ago I attended a class where author and photographer Scott Kelby taught how to use just about any picture to create a modern, European abstract image. It’s a cool effect; here’s a variation to create one with a complementary background.
Whether it’s a graduation or a wedding, for the people involved, that moment in time is paramount, so make it the cover page of a magazine!
Use this multiple-exposure technique to celebrate life’s wont to change, often in the blink of an eye.
In a previous issue, we showed how to make a one-photo collage; the only ‘catch’ was that your photo had to be very high quality. In this slight variation of the technique, we’ll demonstrate how just about any photo can be made into a simple two-image collage.
The collage technique can be as simple or as elaborate as you wish, but it does require some planning.
If there was ever a reason to shoot your photos at the highest possible quality, this is it: the option to turn one photo into a collage using a large and small version of the same image.