Learn how to create this windy photo manipulation of a woman leaning on columns with deteriorated flags. You’ll learn how to combine images, manipulate them to fir the windy scene, and work with lighting and shadows.

Preview of Final Results

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Tutorial Resources


Step 1 – File

Go to file and select the option New, use the size Height 2000px and Width 2000px

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Step 2 – Neutral Base

You can use something like this to have a base for the image.

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Step 3 – Model

Go to file and select the option Place, this will show you a new window and you can choose the image of the model.

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Step 4 – Select

To select the model, you can use the Pen tool or Lasso tool.

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Step 5 – Add layer mask

Go the bottom of the layer’s menu and choose the option add a layer mask.

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If you apply the layer mask correctly you will have something like this:

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Step 6 – Sky

Place the image of the sky.

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Change the color of the layer pressing Ctrl+U. Reduce the saturation to -50 and lightness to -25

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Step 7 –Layer Mode

Change the layer setting from normal to overlay and set the opacity to 60%

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Step 8 – Mountain

Place the mountains

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