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Editing Trick: How to Perfectly Align Anything in Photoshop


Listen up, because this is a really neat trick. Using a little-known and almost never-used blend mode in Photoshop, Scott Kelby shows you how to align two things perfectly in PS every single time without fail.

Usually, aligning two overlapping images in Photoshop involves lowering the opacity and playing around with it until you think it’s perfect. But, to quote those old infomercials from the 90s, “there’s got to be a better way!”

And there is! In the video above, Scott shows you how to use the “Difference” blend mode to get perfect alignment every single time. No fuss, no fiddling. Check it out for yourself up top, and then let us know if you have any other little “tricks” you use that you don’t think other people have heard of.