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After the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V) it below the Man and Woman. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize al sides together.
Next, we need Clouds for brush but first we need to import brushes. Select a Brush Tool(B) and right click on background. Now click on the gear icon and Import Brushes (Select a downloaded brush).
Next, use Brush Tool(B) select the first clouds brush and create a layer mask then start painting around the rocket smoke. Look picture below...
Add Adjustment Layers "Levels"
Add Adjustment Layer "Curves" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint on Highlight parts.
Add Adjustment Layer "Curves" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint on Dark parts.
Add Adjustment Layer "Color Balance"
Create a new layer and use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color Orange #d79d85 and paint the rocket. Blend mode change to Overlay with Opacity 40%.
Right click on layer and select "Create Clipping Mask"
Create another layer and use Brush Tool(B) right click and open Clouds folder (check step 20/21). Flow set to 10% and start painting fog. Foreground color set white...
Now in Layer panel go back to Color Balance(Step 6) and add another Adjustment Layer "Gradient map" Black and White (Default). Blend mode change to Soft Light with Opacity 12%.
Add second Adjustment Layer "Gradient Map" Blend mode set to Hue with Opacity 25%.
Add last Adjustment Layer Gradient Map, Blend mode Soft Light with Opacity 75%.
When we finished all this, now merge all layers to one. Select the last layer and hold CTRL/CMD + SHIFT + ALT + E. Now we have a final layer, right click on mouse and select Convert to Smart Object. Then go to Filter > Camera RAW Filter. At its most basic, the Photoshop Camera Raw filter allows you to use the functions of the ACR interface at any time within Photoshop.