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Then again Set the opacity and flow to 30 to 40% and paint on the stone like shown in the image below:.
To match the color of the stone I applied a Hue/Saturation, set the hue to +16, saturation -66 and lightness to -49.Create clipping mask for this layer.
Here is the result:.
Place again the dark forest image but this time place it like shown below so, it can cover entire the canvas.
Apply layer mask to this layer and set brush setting as we applied in step 25 & 26. Paint it as shown in the image
Next I applied a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer with same setting applied in step 28.As you can see we blended the stones properly to our image.Create clipping mask for this layer also.
I created the light rays. To do this grab the soft brush, hardness to 0% and opacity and flow to 30%. Choose the color #dfdf15 and paint as shown in the image.
Then change the blend mode to soft light and opacity to 40%. Here is the result
Now we have done with background, model and stones.It's time for final adjustments. First applied the curves adjustment layer set it as shown below and reduce the opacity to 21%.
Click on the layer mask and select the soft round brush then paint a dot on the layer mask shown in the image in the below.
Let give the image a soft warming look by adding a photo filter adjustment,select the warming filter(85) and set the blend mode color, opacity to 51% and select the layer mask of photo filter adjustment layer choose a soft round brush with 100% opacity as well as flow and paint a dot on layer mask .
Here is the result.
I added a gradient map adjustment layer to darken the bottom part of the image and highlight a bit in middle.Choose color #000000 for shadows and for highlight choose #9c5b07. Then change the blend mode to soft light and opacity to 20%.Grab the brush tool with 30% opacity & flow and paint on the layer of this adjustment layer as shown in the image.
Result after applying Gradient Map.
Next I added a channel mixer adjustment layer. This layer is milestone of this manipulation because it converts our manipulation totally in a moon night scene. So add the channel mixer adjustment layer. Then select red channel and set blue to +2. Then select blue channel set the red to -11 and green to +44.