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How can I blend 3 images in GIMP, where each image provides an equal HSV contribution?

To expand on @10 cents per kWh answer (which is correct), this is how layer opacity stacks if you want them to have equal weight in the composite image: Layer Opacity You see 6 16.7% 16.7% top layer ...
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How can I blend 3 images in GIMP, where each image provides an equal HSV contribution?

Let the top layer have opacity = 33%. Let the mid layer have opacity = 50%. Let the bottom layer have opacity = 100%. This is not especially handy if you want to test with different images. But you ...
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Inkscape removes background as well as the color (white) in the picture

Trace Bitmap can't do what you want fully automatically. You will need to use some manual editing. How much will depend on the complexity of the image. For a rectangular flag it's quite simple. Crop ...
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Illustrator text fill transparent over image effect

This isn't done with any blend modes. It is merely 2 text objects and a photo. One no fill, solid stroke, text object/layer in front of the photo. Photo One solid fill and stroke text object/layer ...
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Shadows have a grey tint when saving as PDF from Illustrator

You need to flatten the image first. What you are looking at is an element of pure K channel transparent over a color object. Here I have two gradients of a pure K black. One transparent normal ...
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In Inkscape, how to make different parts of a bitmap have different opacity?

You could do this by arranging how the items are stacked in Inkscape. If you duplicate the blue shape, make sure the original shape is at the bottom of the stack with the opacity set to 100%, the red ...
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How to paste PNGs keeping the original transparency

people are saying that clipboard deletes the transparancy, but that is not true. Pasting the image into Powerpoint works fine. So this must be a Photoshop problem
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A better way for a smoothly transition between highly and low detailed textures

In my opinion, your process is correct. What you could try is, taking your high-resolution image, resampling it to, let's say half resolution, and making an intermediate step. Fade it the same way you ...
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Convert opacity value to grayscale luminosity

This is very similar to xenoid's Lock Alpha method, but using some shortcuts, and a change to the workflow so you can keep the original colour image unaltered. Before beginning, make sure you have ...
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Convert opacity value to grayscale luminosity

Simple solution Add a white layer as background Alpha-lock the layer Bucket fill the color layer with black So, from this: To this: On the top image, alpha in the middle of the gradient is 50%, ...
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Illustrator text fill transparent over image effect

One simple way to do this in Illustrator and maintain editable text is to put your picture (or shape) in between 2 text layers in the layers panel. The bottom text layer has a fill and no stroke. The ...
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