How to Create a Lion Reflection in the Water Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Lion Reflection in the Water Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Lion Reflection in the Water Photo Manipulation

Now repeat the same process on the hair, on edges.

Step 12

Create a new layer below the young lion layer and change the opacity to 20%. Use a soft round brush tool with the foreground color black and paint shadow.

Create another layer for the second shadow and opacity set to 90%. Use a soft round brush tool with the foreground color black and paint another shadow.

Put in group Ctrl/Cmd + G

Step 13

Add Adjustment Layer "Brightness/Contrast" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint highlight part (Right Side).

Step 14

Add Adjustment Layer "Exposure" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint dark part (left Side).

Step 15

Create a new layer and use a soft round brush tool with foreground color gray #808080 and paint eyes. Blend mode change to Color Dodge.

Step 16

Now, we will open the second lion for reflection. After you open the image, use the Quick Selection Tool(W) and start selecting. After the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V)  it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize all sides together.

Create a layer mask and use Brush Tool(B) soft round with foreground color black and paint on edges. Brush flow set to 10%. Layer opacity reduces to 35%.

Press right-click on the layer and "Convert to Smart Object".

Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set the radius to 3px. Now select filter effect mask and invert (Ctrl/Cmd + I) and with brush tool soft round, foreground color white paint on edges.

Step 17

Add Adjustment Layer "Brightness/Contrast" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint highlight part (Right Side).

Step 18

Add Adjustment Layer "Brightness/Contrast" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint dark part (left Side).

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