5 Tips for Using the Blend If Feature in Photoshop


In this video Blake Rudis, from EverydayHDR, shows five really useful tips for using the Blend If feature, which is available in Photoshop when working with layers.

The five methods for using Blend If:

  1. Adding sharpness to your image
  2. Removing noise
  3. Adding saturation
  4. Vignetting
  5. Adding a texture to your photo

Get the downloads he mentions in the video here:

Using the Blend If sliders allow you to really control where you want the affects to apply, without complicated masking and brushing in and out details. Give it a try, it may save you a ton of time editing!

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  • Thanks for the great video tutorial! I would love to see a transcript as well so that you can quickly skim over it without having to watch the video again!!


  • Stuart Reeve

    WOW. That was probably one of The best tutorials that I’ve watched in a long time. Well done and thanks.

  • Glad you liked it, I thought it was a good one to share!

  • Sorry we just don’t have the budget for that and it’s a YouTube reshare. Perhaps hop over to the video there – maybe the author has a transcript.

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