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nslavin

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I'm looking for a way to create in ArcGIS relief like http://www.reliefsha...m/colours/grey/.

I try to use and combine different coloured multidicectional hillshades, but i don't now how to combine them.

Second way is to use Swiss-hillshading from Terrain Toolbox, but i again have problems with color selection.

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When I did that (or rather... attempted to do that...) I ended up combining all layers in Photoshop, this gives you a lot more control over colors and blending modes. I'll see if I can dig up my old files.

 

In the meantime, Tom Patterson has written a number of tutorials and articles that may be helpful: http://www.shadedrel...relieftuto.html


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In my experience, I have had some luck using the swiss hillshading in the Arc toolbox. An issue I've run into with whatever version I have is that default color ramps when it adds the results to the map document need to be inverted.

 

I agree that using photoshop, or QGIS, where you can apply different blend modes is helpful. 






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