Frame in desert

The original desert image

Using layer masks to blend images

The techniques here are from the PhotoShop Creative issue 48 video tutorial.

The 2 images used for this come from Use the search box to look for 1163608 (the desert scene) and 829297 (the frame).

1. Open the desert image

Either browse to the image in Bridge and double click it or to a File>Open in PS and browse for it. This one is called 1163608.jpg.

2. Open the frame image

As above but with the frame image which is called 829297.jpg.

The frame


The final image