I have used this window technique quite a few times in the past few months.  I used it on the last HDR Concert and on HDR Concert#7.  It can be pretty tricky to add glass to an image where there once was none.  However, all you need is a push in the right direction and you will be making windows in no time!

With a little bit of masking and some help from the Layer Styles panel, windows will start coming alive!  In this tutorial I will cover all you need to know by making a port hole in an old rusty boat.  Keep in mind you can do this with just about any shape, for the sake of the tutorial I tried to keep it simple 🙂


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