30 Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorials Every Designer Will Love

Posted in Photo Effects, Tutorials5 years ago • Written by 36 Comments

Few days ago I created this article 105 People Photo Manipulation Works You Will Really Marvel with amazing photo manipulation works. This time I went step further and actually tried to find tutorials teaching you how to achieve such effects! Of course, I didn’t find the same effects there, but if you look closer and really study these tutorials I showcased here, you will understand you’ll have all the skills to create such artworks! More or less techniques are the same and with little creativity you can create your own masterpiece even today!

I wish you good luck, while exploring and learning so you could spice up your own photos, impress friends and evolve your design skills! This list is a little bit shorter than other ones, but I thought I better focus on quality than quantity, because we already have many, many useless list tutorial articles around here repeating same stuff over and over again.


1. Water effect photo montage tutorial

Outstanding tutorial, you really must try this one and understand how to use this effect, giving you unlimited opportunities to express yourself.

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2. How to Create a Sparkling Fantasy Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial, we’re going to create a photo manipulation using different techniques. We’ll be adjusting each layer and element to make a compact final image. We’ll be using multiple photos and a handful of effects to create this work. Let’s get started!

fantasy-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

3. Dance Photo Manipulation Part 1, Part2

I love this one, you can really learn several advanced techniques from this two part tutorial, amazing advanced level tutorial!

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4. Create dynamic distortion effects

Extend feel of dynamics and create work, you cannot take eyes of! Really advanced techniques!

dynamic-distortic-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

5. How to Create Super-Malleable Effects with Colorful Lines

Very trendy tutorial, teaching you how to create beautiful artwork out of almost nothing!

super-malleable-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

6. Create a Sleek Illustration that Fades from Line Art to Color

Combine reality with line art in beautiful poster and learn advanced techniques from this high quality tutorial!

sleek-illustration-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

7. How to Turn Humdrum Photos into Cinematic Portraits

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to transform usual photo into regular, humdrum portrait, even faking HDR effects a little bit.

cinematic-portrait-photo-effect-photoshop-tutorial

8. The RoboHorse Turn Ordinary Animal to a Robot

In this tutorial I will show you with an example of horse how to turn an ordinary animal to a robot.

robot-horse-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

9. Design a Colorful Illustration Using Patterns and Shapes

This is really beautiful tutorial using patterns,coloring and 3D shapes to gain outstanding effect! Tutorial is easy to create and modify, so you should really enjoy it!

colorful-illustration-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

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10. Awesome Snowboard Poster Tutorial

Simple tutorial, showing how to gain great effects using just few brushes and basic Photoshop skills.

snowboard-portrait-photo-effect-photoshop-tutorial

11. Create a Funky Perspective of a Model Riding Digital Volume

Learn how to create photo manipulation using perspective achieving depth and motion in artwork. Easy to follow up – enjoy!

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12. How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop

Learn through simple steps how to montage many different elements in one picture and make it look really good with lightning, shadows and image grading.

steampunk-style-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

13. Make your image look awesome with a few light effects

For every beginner – advance effects!

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14. How To Create A Vibrant Image Using Photoshop

Explore how to add dynamics, energy to photo turning it into great artwork! Excellent learning piece!

vibrant-image-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

15. Beautiful Lady Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Colorize and extend this great photo to look it even more beautiful and artistic!

beautiful-lady-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

16. Electrifying Energy Beam Photoshop Tutorial

Great and very easy to archieve effect I really love to use in many works I create as well!

energy-beam-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

17. Tutorial: Use lighting effects to make photos sparkle

Add some simple brushes,lightning and color to make your photo stand out!

sparkle-woman-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

18. Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation Tutorial

Detailed and really well explained Photoshop tutorial, which will learn how to combine several photos, add special effects and get outstanding results!

dazzling-dance-photo-effect-montage-photoshop-tutorial

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19. Create A Glowing Extreme Wallpaper in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you’ll create a complex glowing wallpaper using Photoshop, which is really easy to follow up.

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20. Stylish Light Effect in Photoshop

Yet one more stylish image effect achieved playing with blending modes and adjustment layers.

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21. Super Fast – Speed Lighting Effect Tutorial

Add speed of light in your works!

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22. How to Create an Abstract Photo Manipulation

Nasty photo manipulation, which can be used in really various ways. Lots of useful techniques included in this tutorial!

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23. Fashion Shot Photo Manipulation Tutorial

Enhance your photos with simple effects and get unbelievable effects!

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24. Make Photos More Suggestive Tutorial

Subtle effects, great outcome, easy to follow up steps! Enjoy!

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25. Add Another Dimension Photo Effects Tutorial

Use brushes and colors to spice up your photos to really stand out!

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26. The Making of Mystic Tutorial

In this tutorial Nik Ainley walks us through the process of making a spectacular image. Completely outstanding!

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27. Expressive lighting effects tutorial

Learn how to combine several lightning techniques to achieve stunning outcome!

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28. Displacement effects tutorial

You’ll learn here how to use several filters and techniques to show you the way how to experiment, use lightning effects and recreate those effects in your own style.

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29. Seriously Cool Photoshop Explosion Effect Tutorial

Very cool explosion effect tutorial, teaching how to break apart a body, add lightning and glow!

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30. Create a Powerful Mental Wave Explosion Effect

Crazy and very powerful work. This tutorial will teach you how to combine photos and filters to produce wave explosion effect.

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36 Comments Best Comments First
  • BunnygotBlog

    Thursday, November 5th, 2009 01:23

    2

    I really like the robohorse. I will have to see if I can do this.

    +4
  • Nirmal Singh

    Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 10:32

    25

    Supereb Work & nice tutorial……

    +3
  • murugan

    Monday, October 10th, 2011 07:43

    26

    my style for all one thinks of panja boodham in create through photoshop.

    +2
  • David Parsons

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 23:51

    1

    Great post, I’ll be sure to visit some of them

    +2
  • nikhil

    Thursday, July 15th, 2010 13:11

    16

    nice collection… thanx for sharing it.

    +2
  • Sanjay

    Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 20:18

    23

    Very Nice Tutorials……………

    +1
  • Peter

    Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 12:26

    22

    Love the lady effect, the glow was awesome, perfect combination with the photo

    +1
  • xphunt3r

    Saturday, April 24th, 2010 08:57

    15

    Great collection for Photoshop learner

    +1
  • julio

    Friday, January 29th, 2010 17:13

    12

    Cool post!

    +1
  • kamala

    Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 08:46

    24

    Very nice , teach me how to make fine design for paper advertisement on Photoshop

    +1
  • yassir

    Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 20:51

    27

    hi you like photoshop im desiner aslamic art you work desian art

    +1
  • Nikunj Tamboli

    Sunday, November 8th, 2009 09:07

    6

    A very good tutorials will surely try some of them. Thanks

    +1
  • iana

    Sunday, November 8th, 2009 16:40

    7

    it’s a great collection! thank you a lot!

    +1
  • Ramesh

    Thursday, December 15th, 2011 00:28

    29

    no words to say about this ….its a unvaluable designing..

    +1
  • Kavimamai K. Sreenivash

    Thursday, November 17th, 2011 16:59

    28

    Really this is very very useful tutorial to those who are working in Designing field

    +1
  • John Samuel

    Friday, November 6th, 2009 14:39

    4

    Awesome Collection. Can’t believe how wonderfully the photos have been transformed

    +1
  • Jose

    Friday, November 6th, 2009 22:25

    5

    Thank you so much for compiling these

    0
  • fanni

    Friday, November 20th, 2009 13:14

    10

    That’s so wonderful! Amazing and creative! i love it!

    0
  • PSDDude

    Friday, January 15th, 2010 09:41

    11

    This collection is superb! I love all of them and this before and after presentation is very helpful! Thanks for sharing

    0
  • Davit Systems

    Friday, February 5th, 2010 11:49

    13

    Awesome 3D photos. Thanks for share good source.

    0
  • Paulo

    Thursday, November 5th, 2009 12:53

    3

    Thank you so much for compiling these, I can see one tutorial that will help me straight away for a current job. Cheers!

    0
  • John Parks

    Friday, November 13th, 2009 01:24

    8

    very interesting and useful effect, thanks

    0
  • Indrek

    Friday, November 13th, 2009 16:41

    9

    Excellent tutorials. Bookmarking some of them for future use.

    0
  • Mayur

    Sunday, January 30th, 2011 22:11

    18

    very interesting and useful effect, thanks

    0
  • Poslovni

    Monday, January 23rd, 2012 17:32

    31

    I really like this, thanks a lot

    0
  • Logo Inn

    Monday, February 22nd, 2010 11:48

    14

    Nice collection

    0
  • ramesh

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 12:53

    34

    its looking effects beautiful

    0
  • shajahan

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 16:11

    35

    i never see the photoshop tutorial like this ,this is very great and fantastic experience in my life ,,,thank you somuch

    0
  • Management Dissertation

    Friday, April 6th, 2012 03:04

    36

    Well worth to read this article, thanks for sharing this information. With this article you offered me got a chance to know about this, anyway i say Great Article!

    0
  • sandeep pattanaik

    Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 14:01

    32

    Very nice , teach me how to make fine design for webpage on Photoshop

    0
  • Lilan

    Monday, January 2nd, 2012 01:58

    30

    They’re really nice tutorials but some of them don’t have the files so i had trouble trying to make the picture i was trying to make.

    0
  • dhian

    Monday, November 15th, 2010 09:19

    17

    THank’s For The Tutorial…

    That’s AmazinG picture with photoshop…

    0
  • Adam Horwitz

    Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 00:24

    19

    WoW Great round-up man…I bookmarked your site for future reference….thanks

    Adam

    0
  • Jitendra

    Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 17:25

    20

    Excellent tutorials,Nice compilation of article for cool photoshop tutorials,I really like these tutorials,

    0
  • haiwo

    Friday, June 17th, 2011 16:06

    21

    Great Tutorial Collection.
    If any one like photography as well as me,you can download the Ebook FREE

    0
  • MIssa

    Saturday, February 4th, 2012 15:24

    33

    It’s looking so beautiful and good design of this image.

    -4
  • Management Dissertation

    Friday, April 6th, 2012 03:04

    36

    Well worth to read this article, thanks for sharing this information. With this article you offered me got a chance to know about this, anyway i say Great Article!

    0
  • shajahan

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 16:11

    35

    i never see the photoshop tutorial like this ,this is very great and fantastic experience in my life ,,,thank you somuch

    0
  • ramesh

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 12:53

    34

    its looking effects beautiful

    0
  • MIssa

    Saturday, February 4th, 2012 15:24

    33

    It’s looking so beautiful and good design of this image.

    -4
  • sandeep pattanaik

    Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 14:01

    32

    Very nice , teach me how to make fine design for webpage on Photoshop

    0
  • Poslovni

    Monday, January 23rd, 2012 17:32

    31

    I really like this, thanks a lot

    0
  • Lilan

    Monday, January 2nd, 2012 01:58

    30

    They’re really nice tutorials but some of them don’t have the files so i had trouble trying to make the picture i was trying to make.

    0
  • Ramesh

    Thursday, December 15th, 2011 00:28

    29

    no words to say about this ….its a unvaluable designing..

    +1
  • Kavimamai K. Sreenivash

    Thursday, November 17th, 2011 16:59

    28

    Really this is very very useful tutorial to those who are working in Designing field

    +1
  • yassir

    Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 20:51

    27

    hi you like photoshop im desiner aslamic art you work desian art

    +1
  • murugan

    Monday, October 10th, 2011 07:43

    26

    my style for all one thinks of panja boodham in create through photoshop.

    +2
  • Nirmal Singh

    Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 10:32

    25

    Supereb Work & nice tutorial……

    +3
  • kamala

    Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 08:46

    24

    Very nice , teach me how to make fine design for paper advertisement on Photoshop

    +1
  • Sanjay

    Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 20:18

    23

    Very Nice Tutorials……………

    +1
  • Peter

    Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 12:26

    22

    Love the lady effect, the glow was awesome, perfect combination with the photo

    +1
  • haiwo

    Friday, June 17th, 2011 16:06

    21

    Great Tutorial Collection.
    If any one like photography as well as me,you can download the Ebook FREE

    0
  • Jitendra

    Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 17:25

    20

    Excellent tutorials,Nice compilation of article for cool photoshop tutorials,I really like these tutorials,

    0
  • Adam Horwitz

    Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 00:24

    19

    WoW Great round-up man…I bookmarked your site for future reference….thanks

    Adam

    0
  • Mayur

    Sunday, January 30th, 2011 22:11

    18

    very interesting and useful effect, thanks

    0
  • dhian

    Monday, November 15th, 2010 09:19

    17

    THank’s For The Tutorial…

    That’s AmazinG picture with photoshop…

    0
  • nikhil

    Thursday, July 15th, 2010 13:11

    16

    nice collection… thanx for sharing it.

    +2
  • xphunt3r

    Saturday, April 24th, 2010 08:57

    15

    Great collection for Photoshop learner

    +1
  • Logo Inn

    Monday, February 22nd, 2010 11:48

    14

    Nice collection

    0
  • Davit Systems

    Friday, February 5th, 2010 11:49

    13

    Awesome 3D photos. Thanks for share good source.

    0
  • julio

    Friday, January 29th, 2010 17:13

    12

    Cool post!

    +1
  • PSDDude

    Friday, January 15th, 2010 09:41

    11

    This collection is superb! I love all of them and this before and after presentation is very helpful! Thanks for sharing

    0
  • fanni

    Friday, November 20th, 2009 13:14

    10

    That’s so wonderful! Amazing and creative! i love it!

    0
  • Indrek

    Friday, November 13th, 2009 16:41

    9

    Excellent tutorials. Bookmarking some of them for future use.

    0
  • John Parks

    Friday, November 13th, 2009 01:24

    8

    very interesting and useful effect, thanks

    0
  • iana

    Sunday, November 8th, 2009 16:40

    7

    it’s a great collection! thank you a lot!

    +1
  • Nikunj Tamboli

    Sunday, November 8th, 2009 09:07

    6

    A very good tutorials will surely try some of them. Thanks

    +1
  • Jose

    Friday, November 6th, 2009 22:25

    5

    Thank you so much for compiling these

    0
  • John Samuel

    Friday, November 6th, 2009 14:39

    4

    Awesome Collection. Can’t believe how wonderfully the photos have been transformed

    +1
  • Paulo

    Thursday, November 5th, 2009 12:53

    3

    Thank you so much for compiling these, I can see one tutorial that will help me straight away for a current job. Cheers!

    0
  • BunnygotBlog

    Thursday, November 5th, 2009 01:23

    2

    I really like the robohorse. I will have to see if I can do this.

    +4
  • David Parsons

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 23:51

    1

    Great post, I’ll be sure to visit some of them

    +2

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