Blend Images with a Gradient Layer Mask in Photoshop CS6


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Blending images with a gradient layer mask

In order to achieve the effect where one photograph slowly blends into another, we're going to use a layer Mask with a Gradient tool. So I'm going to select these two images in Bridge, I'll go to Tools>Photoshop and then Load the Files into Photoshop layers, that's going to open up each one of these images from Bridge. We're just going to put them both into the same document, so you can see here I have my Spacers and underneath them I've got the Window. Now to create this nice soft transition between these two images, I'm going to select my Gradient tool, we can choose it from the toolbar or you can tap the G key on your keyboard.

Now by default, your gradient tool goes from your foreground color to your background color, but right now if we draw the gradient, the gradient would take the place of the photo on the layer. So, I'm going to click on the Add layer Mask icon at the bottom of Layers panel. As you can see the mask starts off as white. Anywhere t...

Blending images with a gradient layer mask
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Blending images with a gradient layer mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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