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Old 03-25-2005, 08:18 PM
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I have a series of professional portraits of 12 individuals. Some were photographed by one photographer, others were not . Backgrounds, and head size differ.

I would like to achieve some sort of unity amongst all of these with head size and background. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Old 03-26-2005, 02:04 PM
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For background you would want to choose the one you want and cut or preferablly mask out the old background of those that differ. As for the size issue, I would drag them in to one document and then lower the opacity and drag scale (with proportions locked) until they match. I am assuming the amount of background behind differs on each, if not you could just resize the larger ones to match the smallest (you never want to scale up)
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Old 03-26-2005, 04:16 PM
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Hi Christo,

... Sorry, but I didn't understand if you want to make one single picture out of the 12 protraits or if you want to make the individual portraits look similar in size etc...

Anyway, for the head size, whatever your intention, creeduk gave you already the best tip .... instead of lowering the Opacity you could try to change the blending to Difference (I know, it's usually used for 'stiching' two or more parts of the same picture ... but I found it helped also in cases like this...) and try to line up things using the Free Tranform Tool "(with proportions locked)"...

For the rest, careful to match lights, shadows, tone, contrast and noise ...
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Old 03-28-2005, 08:05 AM
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turn the rulers on too
then you will be able to measure with reference points
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