Combining images with layer masks


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Combining images with layer masks

One thing lots of people like to do in Elements is to join photographs and graphics together in order to make new compositions. The first step in doing that is to open multiple files and I've done that here in these floating document windows. When I go to drag one image into another I think it's a lot easier if they're in floating document windows, than if they're in a new tabbed document arrangement. I have also zoomed out on both document windows, so that I can see all of both photographs here in my Full Editor workspace. The first step is to select the Move tool.

I'm going to go to the toolbox and I'll click on the Move tool there. I'd like to drag this plant image into the lizard image. So I'll click on the title bar of the plant image to make sure that's the active image and then I'll take a look at the Layers panel. You can drag one or more layers from one image to another. The plant image just happens to have only a single layer and that singl...

Combining images with layer masks
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Combining images with layer masks provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements
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