Do not worry if you change a little picture in color. Just when you put all the layers on the right places, you check that the adjustment layers applied only to the necessary layers, rather than the entire document. To apply an adjustment layer to the desired layer hold Alt and click on layer.
Create a new layer and do all the same, but now with the water. Nothing complicated just a little neatly. Layer must be above the water layer in the bay.
That’s how I came up.
Now create the light rays. Create a new layer in a group “Land”.
Select Polygonal Lasso Tool (L).
Now make a selection as shown in the figure. Importantly it is part circle of the sky where the light show.
Select Paint Bucket Tool (G).
Fill the selection with white color.
Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 25px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% flow: 100%. Set the color # 4a4a4a. Draw a line as shown in the figure. Do not worry, and paint on the edges of selection, because the brush will not draw outside the selection.
Now click Ctrl + D to deselect and apply a blur filter. For do this go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur…
Make the settings as shown in Figure.
Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 65px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 30% flow: 100%. Now add a mask to this layer and remove the excess as shown in Figure.
Now create a new layer and add a fog on the mountain. Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 65px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 30% flow: 100%. Set the color # a8acb1
Proceed to the final part of our image. Need to create a harsh atmosphere in this part of the tutorial we will deal adjustment layers. First adjustment layer is Selective Color…
Click on the Layers palette on icon adjustment layers and in the list, select Selective Color…
Set the settings as shown in Figure.
Next adjustment layer is Curves… Need to make blue and green channels to bright and deep
Set the points as shown in Figure.
Next adjustment layer is Solid Color… We fill the background of color. Go to Layer > New Full Layer > Solid Color… Do not change the settings to and agree with the creation of a new layer and set the color # 495cbf
Then, in the Layers palette, set the layer opacity 42%.
Next adjustment layer is Gradient (Gradient full)… We fill the background of color. Go to Layer > New Full Layer > Gradient … Do not change the settings to and agree with the creation of a new layer.
Now change the style on Radial and set angle: 180. Click on the gradient to get into detailed settings.
Set the very first version of the gradient, change color for him. To change the color, click on the square with the color. For the right set the color # 0e1406, for the left set the color # 90ac60. When finished, click Ok.
Then, in the Layers palette, set the layer opacity 50%.
Next adjustment layer is Curves… Need to make blue and red channels deep. This gives naturalness atmosphere.