Complete Guide to Photoshop Blend Modes

On this extremely useful and extensive Photoshop tutorial, Jesús Ramirez (from the Photoshop training channel) explains what are blending modes in Photoshop and how to use them effectively.

This is the second guide Ramirez has done on this topic (this one is about twice as long as the first one we published here a few years back) he also published a more recent video entitled “The 8 Special Blending Modes In Photoshop“.

Contents of this Blend Modes Video:

Normal Blending Mode Category

Darken Blending Mode Category

Lighten Blending Mode Category

Contrast Blending Mode Category

Inversion Blending Mode Category

Component Blending Mode Category

We covered different type of blending in the past on a video by Michael Woloszynowicz and another video by Howard Pinsky.

You can find many more Photoshop video tutorials on LensVid’s Photoshop section. You can also check some of Ramirez previous videos published here on the site on the following link.



Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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