5.4 Image Overlaying

In the previous section, we considered a very specific application of image overlaying. Now, we show you techniques for more general use.

Digital Collage

Begin with the photograph shown in Figure 5-36. We want to replace the seascape, seen through the window, with Figure 5-37. To do this, you need to make the seascape transparent. You could try selecting it with the Select by Color tool or the Fuzzy Select tool, but this time try a brand new method instead.

A new background

Figure 5-37. A new background

The Apply Threshold dialog

Figure 5-38. The Apply Threshold dialog

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