Photo Manipulations can be a lot of fun and can produce powerful effects when well executed. There are a lot of tutorials out there that teach various photo manipulation techniques, but a lot them are old and, unfortunately, are a bit cheesy. In this post, I’ve tracked down the ones that are well written and result in incredible effects. All of these tutorials were released in the past few months.
Create a summery photomontage
This tutorial from Dutch Photoshop master Jennifer Cirpici shows you how to combine abstract elements with photographs for a hyperreal effect. Jennifer says that this is the first time she has combined these two styles, but wanted to try it out just to see what the results would be.
Create a Dark Angelic Figure with Magic Fire Orb Effect in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create an Angelic Human Figure with Magic Fire Orb Effect in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!
Create Surreal Photo Manipulation with A Man Without Face
In this tutorial we will learn how to create selection, adjusting color, and adding depth to image.
How to Create a Silent Hill Inspired Photo-Manipulation using Photoshop
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a realistic Silent Hill inspired artwork. This tutorial covers techniques such as creating fog using only a few fill layers and the Cloud render tool, easy ways on how to blend images together to make them look like they are in a foggy scene, painting-in real looking ash through a few brush strokes and giving the image a soft contrast using the Blur tool and a few blending modes.
Create a Panoramic Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
In this two-part tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a panoramic post-apocalyptic photo manipulation in Photoshop. In part 1 we will explain how to shoot the needed photos, how to make batch adjustments in Camera Raw, automatic alignment and merging, and then how to correct the perspective. In part 2 we will show how to use this panoramic image to create a snowy, post apocalyptic photo manipulation. Let’s get started!
Creating a Fantasy Photomanipulation
Creating a fantasy photo-manipulation is always a fun to work on. We put all our crazy and inventory thoughts in it. In this tutorial we are going to create a fantasy scene where a Priestess will be standing on a rock during the night holding a lantern in one hand and a golden lotus in other hand which creates a smoke ball, and there will be bunch of small rocks flying around the Priestess. The scene will be covered slightly with with fog, and few temple shrines stand tall above the fog in the background among the small hills.
Don’t Leave Me – Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial I will show you how to turn a free stock image into a beautiful manipulation. You will learn how to manipulate light and how to create beautiful realistic shadows. If you followed my other tutorials you will see that this is actually a revision of previously demonstrated techniques.
Make a Dark Statue with 3D Tentacles Photo Manipulation
In this tutorial we will create a dark statue photomanipulation using Photoshop and Cinema 4D. I will show you how to turn a photo of a woman into a statue, how to create tentacles in Cinema 4D and add them to the photomanipulation and many other techniques for adjusting the lights, the textures and the colors of the final image. Let’s get started!
Create a Cybernetic Woman in Photoshop
Photoshop can let us do some amazing things. In this long and detailed tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cybernetic woman using a photo of a model and a few stock images. This content includes written and video content. Let’s get started!
Facing a New Day – Photoshop Manipulation
Here is the tutorial I announced on the newsletter about a month ago. I couldn’t publish it before sorry. In this manipulation tutorial I will show you how to create a really nice sunrise scene. I will show you how to transform a day picture into a sunrise using some adjustment layers and gradient maps. Hope you enjoy. If you like this tutorial please stumble it.
Creating a Stunning Space Image Using Textures
Space is vast. Similarly, the range of stunning images of space is vast. I could sit and look through images of nebulae and galaxies for hours and never get bored. But what if we try to make our own space image? Read on to find out how we can fuse a number of techniques to create this beautiful image.
Message in a Bottle, bottle splashing in waves, Rough Water Surface, copy space, james bond island
Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation Photoshop Tutorial
How to Create Feet Shoes in Photoshop
Learn how to create this photo manipulation of a feet shoe. This tutorial will show you basic photo manipulation techniques that you can use on your own projects. A PSD is included with this tutorial.
Create a Devastating Tidal Wave in Photoshop
Matte painting is a technique that filmmakers use to create backgrounds for scenes that can’t or don’t exist in real life. In the early days, matte paintings were actually painted onto glass. Today, modern filmmakers use digital applications such as Photoshop to produce the backdrops that they need. We have published many matte painting tutorials on this site meant for intermediate and advanced users. This tutorial is part of a series of tutorials that we will be publishing on this meant for those of you who may be relatively new to Photoshop or matte painting in general.