Advanced masking & blending start images

The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing by James Abbott

If you’ve bought a copy of The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing, I want to say a huge thank you and hope that you enjoy the book while improving your photo editing skills. On page 170 there’s a tutorial covering advanced masking & blending, so to help you to complete the tutorial you can download the start images using the link below.

Advanced masking and blending start image for the tutorial starting on page 170 in The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing by James Abbott

This tutorial covers creating a surreal image where a green colouring pencil is merged with a courgette. Blending images using masking is a technique that every photographer needs to know. Even if you never plan to create a composite image, the skills and knowledge involved are invaluable, and indeed transferable to other techniques and approaches for creating various effects.

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Advanced masking and blending tutorial starting on page 170 in The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing by James Abbott


The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing

The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing by James AbbottMy new book, The Digital Darkroom: The Definitive Guide to Photo Editing is now available. Photo editing is a vital part of the image-making process. Just as darkroom techniques were important skills to learn in the days of film, a clear understanding of post-processing is now key to getting the most out of your digital pictures. Easy to follow and accessible for readers of all levels of knowledge, The Digital Darkroom is the definitive guide to post-processing for users of Adobe Photoshop and Affinity Photo.

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