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In this Photoshop Tutorial we will create a beautfiul landscape scenery using photoshop. You will learn how blending modes are applied and how they make a huge difference to our images! Resources needed:  White Peacock by maplerose-stock LINK Pink Clouds LINK Landscape LINK Tree LINK Planet LINK Waterfall LINK    

By nishagandhi, on July 18, 2012, under Photoshop Tutorials

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Beautiful fantasy photo manipulation by Nisha Gandhi

 

Step 1

Open the Landscape image in photoshop. 

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Step 2

Open the waterfall image. Using layer mask erase the edges except the water part. Place it as shown. Change the blending mode to lighten.

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Step 3

Apply color overlay to the waterfalls. Apply the following settings.

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Step 4

Apply photo filter to the waterfall layer. Make sure you right click and select the 'create clipping mask' option.

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Step 5

Similarly apply photo filter to the background layer. Make sure you right click and select the 'create clipping mask' option.

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Step 6

Open the sky image and drag it on a new layer. Uisng a soft brush erase the edges of the sky so that it blends with our image.

Change the blending mode of the sky to screen.

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Step 7

Now apply photo filter to the sky layer with clipping mask option.

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Step 8

Open the tree image. Remove the background and drag it to a new layer. Change the tree layer's blending mode to multiply.

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Step 9

Apply photo filter to the tree with clipping mask option.

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Step 10

Open the peacock image. Remove its background and place it as shown.

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 You can notice that on the right side of the peacock, feathers are less. So we need to add more feathers to the peacock.