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GIMP bump map tutorial

Bump mapping the photo

In the photo image apply the bump map

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bump map image

When you are presented with the Bump Map dialogue, select the logo layer in the Bump Map option box.
Make sure Compensation for darkening is ticked, it is by default, but check anyway.
The white logo will bump or raise the photo image, if you want a hollowed impression select the Invert bumpmap option.

bump map detail

The adjustments we have made for our images are as follows :

Azimuth : 50.00
Depth : 2
Waterlevel : 100

All the other options have been left at their default values.

bump map adjust

If you tick the preview option you can see how each option changes the bump map. When you are happy with the result click ok.

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