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I want to add the border on this picture:

to this picture:

How do I accomplish this?

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closed as off topic by Philip Regan Sep 12 '11 at 18:57

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i dont see why this question was marked negatively. – Jonathan Kushner Sep 11 '11 at 18:13
Far from enough info in this Q. – kaiser Sep 11 '11 at 20:13
The only thing we need to know is: "is the border a layer style?" – Luuk Sep 11 '11 at 21:31
what other information do you need? i want to apply the border in the martin luther king photo on the daniel webster photo? i dont know what a layer style is. – Jonathan Kushner Sep 11 '11 at 22:26
You're prob being down voted because the answer is so elementary. It required more effort to come to this site and ask, than it would have to "Google it". "Create a border in Photoshop" returns 15.8 Million results. – Dawson Sep 12 '11 at 7:10
  1. Choose the color(to be the border) you want in your color palette.
  2. Image -> Canvas Size (increase this by the thickness of the border you want).


  1. "Select All".
  2. Edit -> Stroke -> then set the color, line width, inside.


  1. Select the layer of the image (if it's multiple layers, select them and create a smart object).
  2. Layer -> Layer Style -> Stroke...
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can i do this in – Jonathan Kushner Sep 12 '11 at 20:34

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