How to Place Screenshots on Tech Smart Object Stock Photos Using Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to place screenshots on tech smart objects that are found in our stock photos in the shop. It’s super easy and you’ll need Photoshop to do it.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to place screenshots on tech smart objects that are found in our stock photos in the shop. It's super easy and you'll need Photoshop to do it.

What are Smart Objects?

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer. (from Adobe.com)

We’ve created smart objects in some of our stock photos that have tech items like iPads, iPhones and computers. By creating smart objects, we can give you an opportunity to have a more realistic looking mockup of your screens.

How to Place Screenshots on Tech Smart Object Stock Photos Using Photoshop

Each of our files that contain smart objects are .PSD files and requires Adobe Photoshop to use. You will notice two layers, the top layer indicates to double-click to open and place your file here.

Watch our video tutorial for easy instruction on how to place screenshots on tech smart objects.

Easy, right? How are you using our stock photos? We’d love to see them. Tag us on social media!

About Holly McCaig

Holly is a graphic artist and photographer from Denver, Colorado.

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