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50 Fresh Impressive Photo Manipulation Tutorials

With Photoshop, amazing results are possible for photo manipulations. In this post we’ll feature 50 tutorials for creating your own photo manipulation. The tutorials in Photoshop to help you enhance more techniques on manipulating images.

Beautiful Sunrise Landscape

Learn how to combine and blend multiple landscape photos to create a beautiful sunrise landscape. You will also learn about masking and other selection methods.

Create an Abstract Sea on Land Illusion

Learn how to use paths and masking to produce an abstract view of sea on land. You will also learn some cool texturing ideas.

Give a Car Photo Super Slick Lighting Effects

Learn how to combine photos and brush strokes to give a car photo slick dusky lighting effects.

Create a Fiery Face Explosion

Learn how to manipulate images of flame and smoke to create a glowing, intense facial explosion effect.

Photo Manipulate a Falling Angel

Learn how to combine several photos to create a dramatic ‘fallen angel’ scene.

Create a Magical Golden Winged Boot

Create a magical flying boot using a combination of photo manipulation and awesome light effects.

Create a Stylish Two-Tone Photo Montage

Learn how to combine several photos to create a stylish two-tone composition.

Create a Surreal Photo Manip

This tutorial teaches you how to combine various photos into a very surreal photo manipulation.

Create an Abstract Underwater Scene

Create an awesome abstract underwater scene using photo manipulation techniques. Learn how to create a complex abstract composition.

Create an Elaborate Photo Manipulation Around the Theme of Time

Create an elaborate photo manipulation, dealing with blending options, lighting and perspective.

Photo-Manipulation: Lonely Fairy

This tutorial will walk you through the steps of blending various photos into one, realistic magical piece. You’ll work with blending modes, lighting and color adjustments and compositional planning.

Creating ‘Smokey Dancer’

In this tutorial we’ll be isolating an object from it’s background, and then applying various lighting/texturing effects to different parts of the image to create the piece ‘Smokey Dancer’.

Give Your Photos Awesome Lighting in Just 10 Steps!

This tutorial will teach you how to give your photos amazing lighting effects that really make them pop. Best of all the techniques are covered in just 10 steps, making ordinary to amazing a simple transition!

Create a Vibrant Drinks Ad

This tutorial will teach you how to design an awesome looking drinks advert. It involves techniques such as photo manipulation and shows you how to blend layers to achieve great results!

Awesome Colorful Lighting Effect for an Image

There are various ways to increase the attractiveness of your image. One of the approaches is to add awesome colorful lighting effects on your image. This tutorial will present you how to create the lighting effect and the color can be adjusted to your own style.

Create a Dramatic Impact to a Planet Scene

If you are star wars lover, you may wonder how the designer to get on the massive planet impact scene. It looks very sophisticated. However, you may do it less than an hour with this guideline tutorial.

Design a 3D Machinary War Scene

It is not easy to do the 3D scene in Photoshop as it needs to involve a lot of techniques in order to turn it to be realistic. due to the 3D art create are required similar approaches to get on, you will find it easier after going through this.

Create an Amazing Light Beam Surrounding a Lady

Are you bored to look at your pictures? if yes, you can take a look at this tutorial. Then, you will be able to add some lighting effects or a simple light beam that would make your image much better as it can increase the overall attractiveness.

Create an Imaginative Golden Apple Tree

You may wonder how to change a normal plant or a tree image into something special. That is not difficult. You can change the plant image into something like from legend. This tutorial will include comprehensive skills about how you can create this special scene.

Create a Destroyed City Scene

Except adding good effects into the existing pictures, Photoshop designers would like to produce sort of special scenes such as producing something to be destroyed. In this tutorial, you will have a chance to learn how to turn the city to be destroyed.

Fantastic Scene – a Girl Reaching to the Moon

Lots of imaginative stories have described some kind of scenes that how the people reach to the moon. You may wonder how to create one for yourself or for your children. In this tutorial, it will show you some easy steps to do this.

Design a Natural Scene for a Face Mask

Face mask can be very horrible since this is a bit unusual. However, when you would like to design your personal face mask, you can present it in a different way such as providing a nice natural background or other beautiful background you like. This tutorial will teach you how to mix your mask to a natural scene.

Gunshot Through a Glass

Sometimes, when you find some nice sceneries, and you would like them to be arranged happening in the same time. This tutorial is such a good combination example to show a man holding a gun and a broken glass. It seems like two different scenes happening together.

Awesome Avatar Transformation

One of the famous movie – Avatar has just swept and shocked the whole world. You may wonder how the image of Avatar to be created. It seems lots of works and not easy to do such creation. However, you can transform a human being photo into Avatar using Photoshop. Now, you can turn any human images into Avatar following this tutorial.

Awesome Lighting Effect for a Flying Object

Sky is a popular background for general objects as it can increase the attractiveness and stand out your object. Here this tutorial will teach you how to apply the lighting effects into the object with sky background. Of course, you can adjust the settings to suit for your own style creation.

Create a Skateboard Riding Poster

Different posts need different style design as a background. And this tutorial just show you the post of skateboard riding. The idea is to arrange the objects in a certain angle (the feeling is like the object is sliding down), which is processed by illustrator. And the rest of effects can be done by Photoshop.

Christmas Card Creation

If you would like to give a meaningful gift to your friend, you can create a nice christmas for your friend. I am sure, it is much more worthy than a expensive gift. Except X’mas tree or snow man, what else you can create. Here this Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a very nice snowing scene.

Create a Horrific Ghost Scene

When you would like to turn your image into something horrified, this Photoshop tutorial really can help. The idea is similar the photo combination like other tutorials. But the photos you prepared should be something horrible, after that, you may just follow the steps to do the color adjustment.

Super Legend Scene – Castle and Flying Dragon

When you come up with something extraordinary scene, it is always good to use Photoshop to make it. This tutorial will show you how to use some simple skills to create a nice legend scene. Based on this idea, you can also create something imaginative.

Create A Fantastic Natural Combination Scene

If you want to take some nice shots for nature, you do not have to go for traveling or outdoor. You can create some perfect scenes in-house, using photoshop. You can mix two or more backgrounds easily based on this idea plus the skills from this tutorial.

Lady Sitting on Art Wall

In this tutorial, it shows you how to achieve that glossy, detailed fantasy look through careful compositing, and control of layers and blending modes. You’ll extrude type in Illustrator and then composite on textures and other details in Photoshop.

Create a Fantastically Imagative Cityl

Imagination is always a substantial factor to turn something boring into something exciting. This tutorial just turn the boring city into a Fantastically Imagative City in Photoshop. We will transform original pictures using Photoshop tools that will help to give the image a more spectacular look.

Turn Images Alive in Paint

Sometimes, you may want to make your photo alive. However, it is a bit difficult to do that in the painting frame. This tutorial will teach you some techniques to bring the images alive in paint.

Create an Excellent Liquid Effect

To turn a human into a something extraordinary, liquid effect would be a great effect to think of. This tutorial is going to show you how to turn your image into liquefied status like a super hero. Of course, you can apply into whatever object you like.

Design Awesomely Colorful Sparkling Effect

This tutorial is going to teach you the process of making intriguing light effects and applying them in your work. This is more a process description of making this illustration, than a detailed step by step how to. I’ll give you some good guidance on how to deal with an illustration like this and cover the overall workflow.

Super Lighting Effect for a Dance Motion

This tutorial is going to teach you how to combine photos and add special effects to turn a normal photograph into a stunning artwork. You will also learn several tricks to reduce your Photoshop document file size and number of layers and layer styles.

Robot Woman Photo Manipulation

If you are interested in Science Fiction, and you like robots, then you should enjoy this tutorial, which will help you create a futuristic image using photoshop. You can use the same techniques on another photo… maybe one of yourself 🙂

Create a Mythical Creature Photo Manipulation

Mythical creatures have been part of legend and folklore since the dawn of time. These imaginary creatures are often hybrids, or a combination of two or more animals such as a centaur (human and horse) or a minotaur (human and bull). In this tutorial we’ll take inspiration from these fantastical creatures and transform a portrait into a terrifying horned beast. You’ll discover how to blend animal and human anatomy, then add convincing skin textures to really pull off the effect.

Create a Somber Composition

Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting

This tutorial is a collaboration between myself, Alex Beltechi, and college pal, Andrei Bacter. I’ve requested his help to bring you a bit of what we don’t do a lot on Psdtuts – Matte Painting. This technique combines photo scenery and tablet drawn details. As such, the tutorial is divided in two parts. The first one covers how to draw the actual character, which Andrei covers entirely. After that, we’ll jump straight into Part 2, where I teach you how to combine the sketch and photo with a pen tablet.

Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements

Drawn elements are certainly something that can enhance an illustration. Even if you’re not very good at drawing, you can still create a quality piece. All you need is a good idea and some Photoshop skills. And if you don’t believe me, you will definitely change your mind after reading this Part II of his two part tutorial series. So let’s take a look inside!

Amazing Fading Effect for Illustration

In this tutorial, it is going to show you a simple process of manipulating an image with lighting effects and incorporating brushes techniques too. This tutorial will demonstrate you step by step guide on how to achieve the illustrated outcome.

Adding an Awesome Human Face on a Tree

In lots of cartoon programmes or legends, you may have seen a human face on tree which is able to talk or move. Now you can have go to create this. Using the same idea, you can bring lots of things alife.

Super Goggy Castle

This tutorial will explain how to make nice castle from a several photos in photoshop. The techniques are not difficult, you just need to follow the steps as mentioned. You can use the same idea to apply for different creation.

Create a Human Being Frozen Scene

In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a fantasy photo manipulation called “create a human frozen scene” with using several Photoshop tools such as Color Range, different blending modes, and more. Very fantastic!

Design a Typographically Human Image

How to make your personal picture to be special? This tutorial will show you how to do that. To make your photo to be special, just turn your picture to be typographic. The color and the text are entirely up to you and advance photoshop skills are not required.

Design a Proper Flashing Background

This tutorial is going to present you to design a proper flashing background in Photoshop. You can apply this as your personal singing poster.

Create Lighting and Starring Effect

When you want to turn your photo to be a super star, this Photoshop tutorial is gonna be very useful for you. The skills are simple, but there are a few techniques you need to be aware of. I am sure you will like this and you can turn your photo to be a super star.

Dramatic Lightening Scene in a Desert City

This tutorial is going to show you the processes to create this fantasy style, really cool dramatic lightening scene in a desert city. This is just a good combination as everything is matched so good. You can use this photoshop skill to do another good combination.

Create an Awesome Smoky Skull

This tutorial is going to present you the tricks to make smoke look like a skull. This technique has a variety of outcomes and works well with water, clouds and a whole bunch of other stuff.

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