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Adam Block shares techniques about image layers and blending modes with astroimagers.
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In this column, I want to highlight a few basic ideas concerning image layers and conditional blending modes. Although I’ll use Photoshop as the demonstration software, the ideas are applicable to most software that handles image processing. Once you have a complete understanding of these ideas, it will allow you to appreciate other advanced techniques.

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