How would I achieve this effect in PSE5?

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  1. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Can I achieve it?

    Pic 1 is the header image used in the skin of my blog - well I'm not in Arizona or wherever, so I want to change it to use Pic 2, but to get that to work properly, I need to get the edges of the image sorted as per Pic 1. Can anyone suggest how I'd go about this in PSE5?

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  2. eminart

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    If I understand correctly, you want the black border around the other pic, right?

    I've never used Elements, but I'm sure it has the basic tools of PS. So, probably the easiest way is to just select the black border using whichever selection tool you prefer. Make sure you get the edges exact. Go to "select>inverse" and press your delete key to get rid of the arizona part. Oh, forgot to mention, you'll have to make sure the pic is not the background layer first. Then import the other pic to its own layer and arrage so that the black frame is above it. Hope that helps.
     
  3. Chris of Arabia

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    don't know about elements. But I did it in regular PS
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    edit...guess I'm too late! Yours looks good :)!
     

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