Lostatsea that's the way it is currently setup, parchment bottom / scan top, but I did flip it to scan bottom / parchment top and it looks alittle better, I think this may be learning to tweek blend modes and opacity to get what I want. Thanks

Chashio this example at graphicsoft was the fire works display removal correct. I've give that a shot later today / tonight when this settle down here :-) nice link thanks