1 Reply Latest reply on Sep 19, 2013 2:36 PM by Trevor.Dennis

    Can't auto blend two 8-bit RGB Images?

    LeRaposa

      So I'm trying to do a face blend and I've repeated the process three times in order to make sure I'm not making any mistakes, but I still can't auto blend the two layers. Any time I go Edit, auto-blend layers it's greyed out which is quite frustrating. I've taken a couple of screenshots to illustrate my problem. I am using CS6 on a new MacBook Pro. I've looked all over the internet including this site but not a single post I have found has helped me. Can anyone help me with this?

       

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        • 1. Re: Can't auto blend two 8-bit RGB Images?
          Trevor.Dennis Adobe Community Professional

          Three problems

           

          1. One of the layers is a Smart object.  You can't use auto blend layers on a Smart Object.
          2. You have an active selection.  You can't use auto blend layers with an active selection.
          3. Auto blend layers is not a good choice for compositing the new face, and will give poor results.  Better to add a layer mask to the new face and feather the edges.