Graphic art and digital photography have become more popular than ever thanks to the proliferation of laptop and PC computers. While each of these art forms can easily stand alone, the most creative minds in the imaging industry have developed a treasure trove of techniques designed to marry the two art forms with brilliant Photoshop effects that seem to defy imagination. If you are a photographer and would like to learn how to apply stunning Photoshop effects to your photography, take a look at the following tutorials.
1. Bring a Plain Image to Life with Sizzling Glow Effects
One of the simplest Photoshop effects is also one of the most impressive. Using vectors, digital brushes and easy to render layer effects, you can turn an ordinary image into a work of art fit for any modern magazine.
Using a simple displacement map and filter add a gorgeous and realistic water ripple effect to any photograph. You may never need this technique, but if you ever do, this is one of the easiest Photoshop effects to achieve. Possible uses include altering an existing portrait for advertising or for a CD or book cover.
Many photographers and digital artists like to use this technique to show two subjects in the same image. For instance, you might want to show a beautiful model wearing a pair of sunglasses with a specific item showing up in the reflection. Itâ€™s a great way to add a unique flair to advertising images and is one of the most effective Photoshop effects of the digital age.
This is one of the easiest Photoshop effects and one of the coolest. Using a few public domain tattoo flash images combined with simple blending and perspective adjustments, you can add fake body tattoos that will fool even the sharpest eyes.
Cunningly-crafted fantasy images are taking the Internet by storm, and now you can get in on the action. This tutorial has a lot of steps, but the simple execution makes this one of the top Photoshop effects on the Web. The final result features a man emerging from the trunk of a tree.
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