Fashion women photo effects

Fashion women photo effects

In this Photoshop tutorial we will use some photo manipulation techniques to create beautiful women wallpaper. We will use some filters, blending modes and textures.
Start working by creating a new file (File>New) of 1920×1200px/72 dpi. Next we’ll apply the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to give the new background layer color #470000.

Fashion women photo effects

Download the texture of wood planks from CGtextures.

Fashion women photo effects

Add the downloaded texture to the new layer. Using Free Transform option, put it the way it is shown on the picture:

Fashion women photo effects

Make a copy of the texture’s layer and move the copy to the left side (using Free Transform option)

Fashion women photo effects

Put together both layers of the texture (holding on CTRL button, mark out the layers and then press CTRL+E). Using Free Transform option, try to represent the effect of the perspective.

Fashion women photo effects

Set the next styles by making a mouse click on this layer on the layers’ panel.
Blending Options>Inner Shadow

Fashion women photo effects

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Fashion women photo effects

Gradient’s parameters:

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Curves

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Press Alt button and click between the Curves layer and the layer with the planks’ texture.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Click once again on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Hue/Saturation

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Press Alt button and click between the layers (on the layers’ panel)

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Create a new layer and choose the Gradient Tool (G) to apply it here with the color #F50300

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Select for the layer with the red gradient the next option: Filter>Distort>Wave

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Using the Free Transform option, try to stretch out a little the layer with the red rays until the lowest edge.

Fashion women photo effects

Select the next styles for the layer: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

Fashion women photo effects

Blending Options>Outer Glow

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Make a mouse click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and choose a standard brush of black color (Opacity 15%) to clean out the rays on the top part and along the edge of the planks’ texture, getting the effect of the reflection.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Make a copy of the layer containing the red rays and choose Free Transform option to turn over the copy, placing it the same way as below:

Fashion women photo effects

The layer’s styles: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and choose a standard brush of black color to clean out the middle part of the picture (Opacity 100%) and a little on the top part (Opacity 10%).

Fashion women photo effects

Create a new layer and choose again the standard brush of black color (Opacity 20%) to dark out the top part of the picture.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

On the next new layer we’ll apply the standard brush of black color (Opacity 10%) to dark out the left and right sides.

Fashion women photo effects

Using the Custom Shape Tool (U), try to represent several rays of the color #620001. Mark out the inside tops with the Convert Point Tool (holding on the SHIFT button), press CTRL+T and press Maintain aspect ratio to compress uniformly the rays in a single point on their central part.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

The layer’s parameters: Fill 76%, Blending mode-Soft Light

Fashion women photo effects

Click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) to mark out a zone on the planks’ texture. Using a standard brush of black color, clean out that marked zone.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Create a new layer and apply again a standard brush of black color (Opacity 10%) to represent a kind of darkening along the edge of the planks’ texture.

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Find a stock photo with a model represented on it, I used this photo from deviantart. I would like to thank the author of this photo:

Fashion women photo effects

Cut it out and insert it on the new layer:

Fashion women photo effects

Select the next demonstrated styles for the layer with the girl on it: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Fashion women photo effects

Blending Options>Inner Glow

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Make a copy of the layer containing the girl and choose the Free Transform option to turn over the copy and place it the same way from below. The copy’s layer will be placed lower than the very first girl’s layer (on the layers’ panel).

Fashion women photo effects

Click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask option and select a standard brush of black color (Opacity 30%) to represent a semitransparent reflection.

Fashion women photo effects

Create a new layer again and represent the shadow of the girl we have on the picture. In this case we need a standard brush of black color (Opacity 20%).

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Click on the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Curves

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Press Alt button and make a click between the Curves layer and the previous layer with the girl (on the layers’ panel).

Fashion women photo effects
Fashion women photo effects

Download a Free Vector graphics set 15 that contains the vector of a flower for Adobe Illustrator.

Fashion women photo effects

Open the vector in the Adobe Illustrator program. Using the Direct Selection Tool (A), click on the grey texture’s background.

Fashion women photo effects

Press DELETE

Fashion women photo effects

Mark out the flower and press CTRL+C.

Fashion women photo effects

Back to Adobe Photoshop, press CTRL+V and select Paste as: Smart Object. Insert the result on our picture (using Free Transform option).

Fashion women photo effects

Using the Eraser Tool (E), try to erase the unnecessary element of the ornament we’ve got.

Fashion women photo effects

The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Soft Light

Fashion women photo effects

Make a copy of the flower ornament and select the Free Transform option to turn over the copy, placing it on the right top corner of the picture.

Fashion women photo effects

The final result!
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