In this Photohop Tutorial I'll show you how to create a Christmas night landscape photo manipulation. We'll go through manipulating techniques, creating lightings and working with group. Resources needed: Background LINK Foreground LINK Pines LINK House LINK Snowman LINK Door LINK Fence LINK Lamp LINK Deer 1 LINK Deer 2 LINK Deer 3 LINK Christmas lights LINK Snow brushes LINK
I want to replace the door so I take the door from door stock and position it as shown below. I use layer mask to blend the door with ground:
I use some adjustment layers with Clipping Mask to make color of the door fit the house.
Open fence stock. I extract this fence part:
Place fence behind the house (put fence layer under the house one) and use layer mask to remove the part on the pine:
Make shadow for the fence as done with the house:
Change color of the fence with adjustment layers (Clipping Mask).
Isolate deer 1 and move him to the right of picture:
Make shadow for him:
Make the deer 1 blended with background by using adjustment layers (Clipping Mask).
Add deer 2 to the left of deer 1, in a lower position and make shadow for him:
Change color of deer 2 with Hue/Saturation and Curves:
Add deer 3 to a lower position, make his shadow with same method: