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Step 12Add a clipped Color Balance adjustment layer and use the settings shown in the image below. Change the blending mode to "Soft Light" and opacity to 44%.
Step 13Select Foreground layer and all the layers above then press ctrl+G to group them. Name this group Foreground.
Step 14Go to File > Place and open " Sky panorama with clouds " . Drag the handle points and position him until it look like in the image below then press Enter. Be sure to put this layer below the Foreground group. Rename it "Sky".
Step 15Make a new gradient map adjustment layer and make sure it's clipping our sky layer. Use settings like shown in the image below. For the foreground color choose black and for the background color choose # 0ef0f8. Change the blending mode to "Soft Light" and lower the opacity to 40%.
Step 16Make a new Curves adjustment layer and make it's clipping the sky layer. Use settings like shown in the image below. Leave the blending mode set to normal.
Step 17Select the sky layer and it's clipping layers then press ctrl+G to group them. Name this group Sky. You can select multiple layers by holding Ctrl then clicking the layers you want to select.
Step 18Open "Full Moon Luc Viatour" file. Select the moon using the round marquee selection tool, press ctr+C to copy it then paste it in our document. Place this layer between the sky and foreground layer. Name this layer Moon. *Tip* When you need to make a tricky selection like objects in perspective or ellipses : 1. Draw a selection using marquee tool . 2.Press Q to enter quick mask mode. 3. Press Ctrl+T to transform your selection. Now you can adjust the selection to your heart desire using skew, perspective etc. 4. Press enter to apply transformation and press Q to exit Quick Mask mode. In order for this to work properly double click the quick selection icon from our toolbar on the left and choose "selected areas" option.
Step 19Open the advanced blending mode of the layer moon by double clicking it. Use the settings shown in the image below.
Step 20Position the moon like shown in the image below. Add a layer mask by clicking on the button "Add Layer mask" at the bottom of the layers panel.
Step 21Select layer mask. Choose gradient tool and select reflected gradient. Press D to set default colors. Drag from middle of the moon to bottom. Now the top and the bottom of the moon blend seamlessly with the sky. Select a brush tool with the following settings:
- Size: 100 px
- Hardness: 0%