37 Exciting Photoshop Photo Effects and Tutorials

By | December 13, 2013

Be creative enhance your clicked photos by adding  Photoshop stunning effects . When you share and publish these photos everyone will say ” wow”. Below are Photoshop photo effects with tutorials

                                                                       [Updated: 27 JAN, 2014]

Create a Watercolor artwork

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a super creative collage effect, using a range of photo manipulation, blending and compositional techniques. You’ll learn how to correctly extract your images,layer up various effects to create a sense of depth and detail, and create a cool sketchy hand-drawn effect for your photos.
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water color artwork
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Make photos sparkle

From sparkles, pixie dust effects, coloured light spots and light beams, to using splatter effects as a form of lighting, it’s all here. This tutorial shows how to create a variety of light effects that can be applied to photography or illustration with equal impact.
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Make photos sparkle
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Retouch images with frequency separation

In this tutorial,you will learn how to retouch an image from start to finish, using a technique that enables you to selectively process not only different areas of an image, but also different detail levels.
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Fire Lines Effect

Adding fire around the photo makes it look hot.
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Fire Lines
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Advanced compositing techniques

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to incorporate all these elements into one image and get a dreamy, surreal atmosphere inspired by nature.
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Advanced compositing techniques
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Design Vintage Artwork with Old Newspaper and Watercolor Brush

In this tutorial, yo will learn how to Design this Watercolour Vintage Artwork with Old Newspaper in Photoshop.
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watercolor newspaper model
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Photo to Pencil Sketch

Ask any artist and they’ll tell you that all the tubes of paint in the world cannot replace the simple pencil when it comes to artistic potential. Photoshop has the ability to convert the photo into a pencil sketch
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 Sketch
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Burning Wishes

Abstract artworks like the one you will see on this tutorial are my favorite but I have to admit that it’s a bit more difficult to come up with original ideas and concepts although once created, the tutorials are not that to reproduce by you if you have some experience so I hope you will have fun with this one. Enjoy.
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Burning Wishes
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Dreamscape photo illustration

This tutorial explains the creative process behind one of the photo-illustration in the 2013 Barbican Classical Music campaign by London-based Firedog. The images reflect the intense emotions felt when listening to classical music.
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dreamscape photo illustration
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Colors and Light Effects

These effects  create a photorealistic scene. You will learn how to mask hair without making complex selections and how to add cool light effects and colors.
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Colors and Light Effects
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Double Exposure Effect

The double exposure effect is achieved by exposing the film/sensor of a camera twice to the light, thus the name “double exposure”. Like almost any of these effects, the double exposure effect can also be reproduced in Photoshop by using the correct combination of blend modes, layer orders and adjustment layers.
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Double Exposure Effect
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St Valentine’s Day Photo Manipulation

This tutorial will show how to create some really cool St. Valentine’s image in Photoshop with a trendy stylish approach that you can use for either commercial or personal project of yours.

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Happy St. Valentine's Day
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Energetic Portrait

Are you wondering how you can add energetic movement in your work? With some basic lightning tips, using the warp tool and liquify filter. You can create stunning lightning effects.
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 Energetic Portrait
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Displacement Effects

You will learn how to combine a few Blending Modes and colours mixed with shapes to fill the rest of the space and add to the image, giving a radical and abstract feel to some areas.
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Displacement Effects
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Amazing mosaic effects

This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a more stylized mosaic that uses smaller, vector shapes rather than images to make up the final piece.
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amazing mosaic effects
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Mix Hand Drawing Sketch With Photo

In this tutorial you will be able to learn the Photoshop technique how to use sketch and combine it with a real picture, as a result you will get a very unique and fantastic effect.
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Mix Hand Drawing Sketch With Photo
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Beauty Woman Effect

You will learn how to add light effects to your photo and create cool photo effect from your usual image.
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Beauty Woman Effect
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Pin-up collage

Malaysian design maven Ee Venn Soh shows you how to recreate this vibrant illustration that puts a modern spin on the classic pin-up style.
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Fantasy light effects

Usings Photoshop and Illustrator, it’s possible to create a fantasy scene using brushes and blur effects to their fullest.
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Fantasy light effects
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Super Slick Club Poster

From sparkles, pixie dust effects, coloured light spots and light beams, to using splatter effects as a form of lighting, it’s all here. This tutorial shows how to create a variety of light effects that can be applied to photography or illustration with equal impact.
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 Super Slick Club Poster
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Amazing Portrait Effect

Make a cool colorful portrait effect in Photoshop using nebula stock images and adjustment layers. This effect can be applied to any portrait so you can use your own images. Enjoy
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 Amazing Portrait Effect
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Immersive Lighting Effect

Learn how to use custom Photoshop brushes along with a few vector elements to create this immersive lighting effect composition.
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Immersive Lighting Effect
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Watercolor Portrait

3 step process that ends in a nice effect that leads to watercolor portrait.
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 Watercolor Portrait
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Light Streaks To A Photo

We’re going to look at how to add colorful streaks of light to a photo. You’ve probably seen these light streaks used in ads for everything from shampoo to cellphones, and in fact they were used most recently in a cool ad for a new cellphone from Sprint and Samsung.
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Light Streaks To A Photo
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Urban-Style Piece of Artwork

While grunge has its origins in the 90′s, recently the style has been gaining in popularity once more. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a dirty, urban style image using both well known techniques as well as a few new ones.
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Urban-Style Piece of Artwork
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Dynamic Art using Glows and Lighting Effects

I’m going to share some techniques on how to create a dynamic art using glows and lighting effects in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Some of the key techniques we will be using include adjustment layers, blending modes etc. Feel free to be experimental with your colour values and hues to amplify the overall mood and depth of the piece. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!
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Dynamic Art
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Fantastic Lighting and Coloring Effect

How to take a stock image and turn it into a futuristic composition that uses various Photoshop techniques.
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Fantastic Lighting and Coloring Effect
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Stylish Poster mixed with displacement effect

Learn how to combine layer masks with custom brushes and adjustment layers to create eye catching poster mixed with displacement effect, using simple but effective techniques in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
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Stylish Poster
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Spattered photomontage

Learn how to make a spattered photomontage in Photoshop using brushes and some filters.
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Spattered photomontage
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Water Reflection Effect

Learn how to easily add a realistic water reflection to any photo. It’s a very easy effect to create and you can add it to any photo you like, although it tends to work best with images that don’t already contain water in them.
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Water Reflection Effect
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Paint with fire

We’re going to take a simple model shot and transform it into a spitting, crackling beacon of fire.
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Paint with fire
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Age Progression

Here’s a little tutorial showing you how I basically go about aging a woman’s face in Photoshop.
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Age Progression
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Calendar wallpaper

Make your own calendar wallpaper for 2014
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Calendar wallpaper
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Dance Floors

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Dance floor
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Master lighting effects

Creative lighting can make all the difference to your photos – here’s how to jazz it up a little.
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Master lighting effects
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Texture effects

This will show how to use texture effects to create beautiful compositions
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texture effects
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Blending fashion image

You’ll learn how to transform fashion photography into abstract illustration by mixed some custom shapes and applying different Blending modes using Adobe Photoshop CS5. Layered PSD file included.
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Blending fashion image
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