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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Layer Masking for Collaging

Photoshop collage techniques could easily fill a whole chapter, maybe a whole book; but the technique shown here is probably the most popular—and one of the most powerful—collage techniques used today by professionals. Best of all, it’s easy, flexible, and even fun to blend photos seamlessly.

Step One.
Open the photo that you want to use as your base photo (this serves as the background of your collage).

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Step Two.
Open the first photo that you want to collage with your background photo.

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Step Three.
Press the letter “v” to switch to the Move tool in the Toolbox, ...

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