With a clipping mask, it’s much easier to place an image inside text. Follow the steps provided in this tutorial to place an image inside text.
Please note that this tutorial only works up to Adobe Photoshop CS 6.
Steps to place an image inside text using clipping mask
1. First of all, open Adobe Photoshop. We are using Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 but this also works on earlier or later versions.
2. Next, Open any image which you want to use in text. To do that, click on the File >> Open and select the file you want to open. Then click on the Open.