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Creating a Grid of 9 images in Photoshop

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 by Irene Manion Last updated on Jun 8, 2017
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Arts, Photography
Age Levels
15-16, 17-18
Technical Tutorial
Products Used
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Captivate


A 3 x 3 Grid of 9 photos

A range of Photoshop tools are used to create a single image 3 x 3 image grid of 9 linked photographs. Tools used include working in layers, resizing images, matching image resolution for two images, using Rulers to create Guides, Actions created and then used to complete a range of tasks. Layer Masks are also used as well as Adjustment Layers.

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Creating an image grid in Photoshop

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ISTE NETS·S Standards
Technology Operations and Concepts
  • 1-2 Hours
  • 1+ Day
  • 1+ Week
  • 1+ Month
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Photoshop CS6 is the version used, but the same thing can be executed on earlier versions.

A collection of 9 photos that are related in some way. It could be location, colour, leading lines, pattern.

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All Comments (4)

Claire Richards

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 - Permalink

I was hoping you were going to use actions in this project! I will show this to the students creating the school magazine and as a photography project.

Irene Manion

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 - Permalink

Hi Claire,

Actions really speed up the process of editing and resizing photos. Hope your students find the tutorial useful.


Lewis Bloomfield

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 - Permalink

Dead link to the youtube video?

Irene Manion

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 - Permalink

Thanks for letting me know. It was the wrong URL. It seems to be ok now.

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