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Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them

Watermarks are a controversial topic. Many believe they ruin your images, and are so easily removed that there’s no point in adding one. Others see it as a necessary hurdle they would like to place in a potential photo stealer’s way.

If you happen to fall in the latter camp, Phlearn’s Aaron Nace would like to show you a simple way to create a custom brush that will take care of your watermarking needs for good, and offer a few tips on how to apply that watermark so that it doesn’t outright ruin your images.

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Not much introduction needed beyond that, so check out the video above to see how it’s done and feel free to drop your comments on watermarks down below.


P.S. If you want to learn an even more subtle way to apply a watermark, check out this creative technique for blending it naturally into your photographs.