Create a Dramatic Photo Manipulation of a Whale Stealing from a Seagull

Create a Dramatic Photo Manipulation of a Whale Stealing from a Seagull
Learn how to create this photo manipulation using five stock photos. The final results is of a hungry whale stealing a goldfish from a seagull. This tutorial will show you how to combine stock photos, apply a rain effect, then finish it off with a dramatic photo effect.

Preview of Final Results


final-results

Whale Stealing from a Seagull Photoshop Tutorial


Resources


Step 1

Create a new document using Photoshop with the following dimensions: 1920 X 1200 Pixel. Make sure to remove the lock option from the background and rename it to: Bg.
step-000
step-001

Step 2

Create new layer and call it Vortex. Afterwards, apply effect Clouds using those steps: Filter > Render > Clouds. .
step-008

Step 3

Use the same steps to apply the effect again by clicking CTRL+F or Filter > Clouds.
step-009

Step 4

Next, convert Clouds to Vortex with Filter > Distor > Polar Coordinates.
step-010

Step 5

Select Rectangular to Polar and Click Ok!.
step-011
step-012

Step 6

Change the Vortex size Layer by clicking Edit > Free Transfrom or CTRL+T..
step-013
step-014

Step 7

Change mode to Soft Light.
step-015

Step 8

Add new mask to Layer Vortex.
step-016
step-017

Step 9

Select Brush Tool and remove Edges by following the steps.
step-018
step-019
step-020

Step 10

Let's make Vortex little dark go to Image > Adjustments > Curves or CTRL+M .
step-021
step-022

Step 11

Press B and Select Waterfalls Brush number 1339.
step-023
step-024

Step 12

Change Mode to Soft Light.
step-025

Step 13

Let's add some Crack to work. you can use Crack Brush or just a Picture. copy and paste into project and Press CTRL+T or Edit > Free Transfrom.
step-026

Step 14

Follow the same steps and do the same thing as I did before with the Vortex.
step-027
step-028
step-029

Step 15

Change Mode to Color Burn.
step-030

Step 16

Add new Mask to Crack Layer.
step-031

Step 17

Select Soft Brush and remove Edges from Crack.
step-032
step-033

Step 18

Open the whale picture and Select just part of it. Copy and paste into Project.
step-034
step-035

Step 19

Change the size of the whale to small by clicking CTRL+T
step-036

Step 20

Add new Mask to whale layer.
step-037

Step 21

With your Brush tool remove the background from the Whale's picture.
step-038
step-039

Step 22

After doing an amazing job with the whale, let's Open the Bird picture.
step-040

Step 23.

Let's Remove the background from the Bird's image! it's an easy process. just follow my foot steps and you'll do great!!!! First Make sure you Remove the Lock from the Background. to remove the lock from the background press ALT+Double Click on the Background, right?!! Looks like everything is ok right now. So let's remove it with Select > Color Range.
step-041

Step 24

Select a white Color from the Background and make sure you apply this settings.
step-042

Step 25

Now go to Select > Inverse.
step-043
step-044

Step 26

Add new Mask Under the Box Layers.
step-045
step-046

Step 27

now let's remove the mask from the layer. drag the mask to the buttons and delete the layers follow the images.
step-047
step-048

Step 28

Copy and paste the new Bird to your main Project with the wheal on it!.
step-049

Step 29

You're doing great!!! Now, Open the Fish Image.
step-050

Step 30

Let's Remove the Background From the Fish image but First let's make sure you remove the lock from background. Select layer fish and go to channels and Select Channel Blue or you cat just Press CTRL+5.

Pages: 1 2

3 comments on “Create a Dramatic Photo Manipulation of a Whale Stealing from a Seagull”

Leave a Reply to Bassam Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.

cross