> On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 08:08:13PM -0800, patman at aracnet.com
>> I also tried Carol's "removing background" tutorial:
>> But it does not describe the "Add the decomposed image as a mask"
>> Can some explain it or point to a tutorial on the subject?
>in that dockable dialog, right click on the layer you would like to
>and select "Add Layer Mask" (i am typing this from memory so no
>guarrentee on the exact wording).
>there will be a dialog with a choice of mask color/opacity. just
>with the default since the next step is to copy another image to it.
>Decompose gives several layers. i would convert the decompose
>rgb (some of the gimps had problems copying grayscale and i cannot
>remember which ones). Edit-->Copy on the layer you want as a mask
>Edit-->Paste to the mask area on the target image.
>black on masks is transparent, white is opague. gray is a little of
>is that what you asked?
When I try the above Edit->Paste to create a layer mask containing an
I get a Floating Selection layer rather than anything in the layer
I am trying to blend two exposures using the 2nd technique ("Layer
described at this URL:
To use this given two exposures, E1 and E2, I need to find a way to
as a layer mask for E2. Is that possible using GIMP?
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