Screencast: Easy exposure blending tutorial with GIMP

This 2 minute screencast shows an easy-to-use technique for blending multiple exposures (or in this case, two versions of one exposure) to increase the dynamic range of a photograph.

GIMP is free photo editing software for Windows, Mac and Linux.

I published the final version of this photo at Flickr.

Music by Pitx.

By John Watson

John is the original founder of Photodoto, but after running it for 4 years he had to focus on different things. If you're interested in what John has been up to recently, you can check is personal blog or browse his photo blog.


  1. Many thanks, it provides a good solution for some of my editing needs. But here comes a question.
    I tried to use this technique, but something strange happening here: each new stroke replaces the previous instead of adding to it like in your video. Sure i do something wrong but what? Will appreciate any help.

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