Merge/Blend/fade Colours Photoshop

Nice easy Q for any photoshoppers

I have an image the top part of which is a dark blue
I need to be able to put this on top of a different image where the other image a a darker blue

I want to merge/blend/fade (I dont know what the correct term is), the together to that the images colours fade/merge/blend together so I get a nice gradual transition from one colout to the other

How can I do this ?

I have CS5 and/or Elements 9 at my disposal
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Brian PiercePhotographerAsked:
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jeremyjared74Commented:
You can try using the blending options in the layers palette to achieve the correct blend.
Brian PiercePhotographerAuthor Commented:
Can you explain a bit more please
jeremyjared74Commented:
You can put one image on one layer, and crop the blue sky with the crop tool then drag it onto the other image. Now select the sky or cropped image and go to layers palette and where it says normal, change to Multiply, or Screen, and check the others to see if you can get the look you are wanting. Another way is to select a color of blue from the original image with the eyedropper tool then place the sky onto of the first image. With the top image selected choose the gradient tool from the left side toolbar. Now navigate to the top toolbar and choose the gradient Foreground to Transparent, and click and drag from where the images meet upward.

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Brian PiercePhotographerAuthor Commented:
Nice !
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