I'm not really familiar with the software you're using, but I'll try to give you some rough step by step instructions...
Make your selection
In the file menu, find where you can "select > inverse"
Feather (soften) your selections, possibly by "edit > feather selection"
Open other image
If this doesn't work, send me the pic and I'll get it for you. Also, you could try GIMP
, it's a freeware editing software that many compare to Photoshop itself.
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