Blending Images in Photoshop

Learn The Art of Blending Images in Photoshop For Beautiful & Natural High Dynamic Range Images.

Learn The Art of Blending Images in Photoshop

Blending images in Photoshop is a popular technique used by landscape and travel photographers. It’s also used by photographers doing environmental portraits, including wedding photographers. So, whether you’re looking to blend multiple exposures from the same place and time, or composite images (replace skies). The tools and tips below and at ADP LumiFlow will help you achieve your goals. 

We have created a large number of free video tutorials below. These tutorials show many methods for blending image in Photoshop. You’ll find examples from the blending of two images, all the way up to 6 images. We talk about replacing graduated filters in the field with two exposure in Photoshop. How to replace skies, creating perfect selections for blending. Even how to deal with the bright lights of the cities, which can blow out in our images. 

Often the blending of images can initially be overwhelming. We also show tutorials on using our automated tools, allowing you to blend up to 7 images. If you’re new to luminosity masks and image blending you may want to start with our video workshop. Our Luminosity Video Workshop teaches you in detail the creation and use of masks in your workflow.

By combining different methods of mask creation in ADP LumiFlow, we’re able to create a specialized mask. We show you how to combine mask creation methods, creating a perfect mask.

In this instalment of the image blending series, I focus on using graduated filters in Photoshop. This  is a very power method, that replaces the need to use graduated filters in the field. 

There are many way to use luminosity selections when we’re blending image in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I use zone system masks to help make selections allowing more control over blending.

There are 3 methods of automated exposure blending built into ADP LumiFlow. It’s a very quick tool for blending up to 7 images and can often give great results, speeding up your workflow significantly.

Image blending is one of the most popular techniques used by landscape photographers to deal with exposure. This tutorials series shows many of the blending methods they use.

Taking cityscapes in the blue hour can create some very dramatic images. The lights of the city can cause issues with exposure. This tutorial show how to deal with the very bright lights of the city.

Exposure blending is one of the most popular uses for luminosity masking. The blending process can be quite complicated when you’re working with bracketed images, and even harder with panoramas.

In this episode we complete a 3 image photo blend. Peter presented an issue, having difficulty with the blending process, with 3 exposures, 2 stops apart.

The complexity in replacing the sky in an image can differ greatly depending on a few things. In this case Dennis asked us if we could help with a challenge.

In this episode Jo was asking to see how to complete a six image photo blend. In this example I use the Automated blending tools in ADP LumiFlow.

By taking two exposures in the field you can replace graduated filters. Create perfectly blended image in post, in a simple step, give you much better results.

The blending of multiple exposures with luminosity masks can be easy. Using the techniques that I show in this video tutorial, you can blend 3 images or more.

Through blending of multiple exposures, we create beautiful high dynamic range images naturally. This tutorials works with the difficult tasks of working with extremely fine details in tree leaves and branches.