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i want to create a nice hillshade map covered by a grid or RGB map, with similar colour results in ArcMap like this:

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Is there a way to achieve this in ArcGis without transparency settings which fades colours, and not QGIS, or GlobalMapper?

More like a blend in, described in various threads but with ArcGIS Desktop 10.

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If you have an RGB map, you can use the pansharpening option in the symbology (RGB composite) of your RGB, selecting the Hillshade instead of a panchromatic image.

  • I made a 3 band RGB layer, but i cannot find the option in symbology for deselcting panchromatic. There is only strechted, RGB composite and colormap. Any hints? :) – arvandus Sep 9 '14 at 13:56
  • when you are in RGB composite, go down and you'll find it. It is often hidden because the window is too small. – radouxju Sep 9 '14 at 20:14
  • Ok, ive found the option. But when i insert the hillshade, the map jst turns blank. What can that be? resolution or size, pixel deepth? – arvandus Sep 10 '14 at 15:31
  • (+1) The pan-sharpening approach is described in a couple of ESRI blogs at blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2012/01/18/… and blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2012/03/08/…. – whuber Sep 19 '14 at 19:14

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