This tutorial will show you how to make a clear watermark for your photos.
Its really easy and keeps people from being able to steal your photos without being annoying or covering most of the photo.

Ok open your photo in Photoshop and hit the “T” button to get your text-type tool.
Type in whatever name you want in the place you would like the copyright. (If you want to know how to get the © copyright symbol, just hold down ALT+0169)

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Now, go to your text layer and CTRL+click on the thumbnail like shown here:

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This will make a selection all around your letters. (If the selection bothers you you can hide it by clicking CTRL+H. To get the selection back press CTRL+H again)

Now click the eye next to the thumbnail to hide the text layer from view. Click on your bottom original layer in the layers palette. Click CTRL+C and then CTRL+V. What you just did was select from the bottom layer in the shape of the text above. A new layer will appear in the layers palette. Click on that new layer. Now click on the blending options button (pictured below)

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In the dropdown menu that will pop up when you click this button, choose Bevel and Emboss.
You can set it whatever way looks best to you. Here are the settings I used for this photo.

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Now click Ok. You now have a clear watermark for your pictures that will look something like this!

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On a completely unrelated note, my husbands 22nd birthday was yesterday!
Happy birthday, Stan!