Printing Multiple Images using Photoshop Layers


Printing various images separately can be time consuming, and wasteful if the image does not fill the page. Follow these steps to optimize printing time and paper usage by printing multiple images using Photoshop layers.

Step 1: Open Images in Adobe Bridge

Step1_Select Images

Select images on desktop


Select File>Open With


Choose Adobe Bridge Application

Step 2: Load Images into Photoshop layers


Select your images in Adobe Bridge


Select Tools>Photoshop>Load Files into Photoshop Layers…

Step 3: Crop Canvas to Ensure Images are Visible


Use the crop tool to expand the canvas size

Step 3.1: Move Each Layer to Separate Images


Select the layer containing the image you wish to move

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Select   the Move tool

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Move each layer until your images no longer overlap

Now your images are ready to print!

You may need to refer to our printing tutorial for great tips on large format printing. As you gain more experience with using Photoshop layers, you may want to experiment with the layout of your images, don’t hesitate to ask a Student Media Consultant. Happy printing!


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