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Adding a Vivid Light Blend Mode

There are 27 blend modes in Adobe Photoshop and I have yet to use them all. How about you? I have my favorites that I use on a regular basis - screen, multiply, overylay, soft light. The one powerhouse I was missing out on is the Vivid Light Blend Mode. On the surface it doesn't look like much, until you apply it. Each blend mode is a sort of calculation happening in the background after you select it. The Vivid Light Blend Mode is a mixture of Color Burn and Color Dodge and it makes for some beautiful color graded images. I'm going to apply the Vivid Light Blend Mode to this image: Here are a few tips for applying this blend mode: 1 - Duplicated the background layer and select "vivid light.

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