Displacement effects tutorial

Empower Photoshop Skills With 40 Cool Photo Effects Tutorials

Photoshop is very powerful tool and it becomes more powerful in the hands of imaginative and creative people. They can give their imagination a life by using Photoshop. You can create as much as photo effects as you like to create. In this post i have listed 40 excellent Photoshop photo effects tutorials to help you create different effects and manipulate photographs.

I hope you will enjoy these tutorials and don’t forget to mention the tutorial which was an add on in your experience.

1. Displacement effects

In this tutorial you will learn how to use a variety of filters and techniques to produce an image in an experimental style.

Displacement effects tutorial

2. Digitally Paint Lip Gloss

This tutorial demonstrates how to use digital painting with a drawing tablet to create the illusion of lip gloss on bare lips.

Digital Lip Gloss tutorial

3. Coloring Effects

In this tutorial you will learn how to apply coloring effects to a photo.

Coloring Effect tutorial

4. Make Photos More Suggestive

Really awesome tutorial to make photos more suggestive with amazing curves.

Make Photos More Suggestive tutorial

5. Airbrushing – Natural Smooth Skin

with advance image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, airbrushing can easily be mimiced with realistic results.

Natural Smooth Skin tutorial

6. Impressive Photo Effect

In this tutorial you will learn to create impressive photo effect.

Impressive photo effect tutorial

7. Create a Realistic Break-Apart Effect with Debris Brushset in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn an interesting technique to produce realistic break-apart/disintegration effect in Photoshop by using debris brushes, with a watercolour background attached.

Breat-apart Effect tutorial

8. Creating a Rocking Silhouette in Photoshop

It shows you how to create a silhouette of a person taken from a normal photo, adding colorful light to it as if the light source is located behind this object.

Creating a Rocking Silhouette in Photoshop

9. Hot & Fiery Photo Effect

Basically, in this tutorial designer will show you how to create a photo effect like the one in the below image.

Hot and Firey Effect tutorial

10. Watercolor Effect

An awesome tutorial to create watercolor effect.

Watercolor effect tutorial

11. Photoshop Lighting Effects: Cast Light From A Window

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to learn how to take an ordinary photo and give it more focus and impact by creating a light source and shining it on the main subject through a window.

Cast light effect tutorial

12. Age Progression

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

Age Progression

13. Simple Make Up

In this tutorial, shows you how to enhance your normal potrait photo into beautifully fair skin and well done makeup, plus shiny healthy hair just like what we see on tv.

Simple Makeup tutorial

14. Add Another Dimension

This tutorial will teach you to create stunning effects using glows, loads of Colour Dodge, and lots and lots of neon – hot pinks and lemon yellows are prominent here.

Add Another Dimension tutorial

15. Creating Energy Spheres

If you want to create energy sphere then this tutorial is for you.

Creating Energy Spheres in Photoshop

16. Contrast Layers

Use this technique to create a high contrast or low contrast image using a set of contrast adjustment layers.

Contrast Layers tutorial

17. Glamour model

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn a neat grungy photo effect using a variety of Photoshop brushes and image adjustments.

Glamour model tutorial

18. The Maiden and Hummingbird Photo Manipulation

Learn how to create this photo manipulation by Oliver Cereto. Some of the techniques you will learn in this Photoshop tutorial are how to give a person a cute doll-like face, how to extend backgrounds, and how to apply a moody photo effect.

The Maiden and Hummingbird Photo Manipulation

19. Retouch A Girl with Lighting Focus

This tutorial will show you how to use lighting effect to emphasize her face, skin and hair. Before that, some nice tips for retouching will be mentioned.

Retouch A Girl with Lighting Focus

20. Easy Digital Nose Job In Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial on digital photo editing, we’re going to learn how incredibly easy it is to give someone a digital nose job (not that anyone we know would need it, of course!).

Easy Digital Nose Job In Photoshop

21. Comprehensive Skin and Facial Enhancing

Very detailed tutorial on skin and facial enhancing using photoshop.

Comprehensive Skin and Facial Enhancing

22. Electrifying Energy Beams

We’ll be wrapping this singer’s arm with a glowing beam of light, adding sparkles, and adjusting the colors to make it all seem magical.

Electrifying energy beams tutorial

23. Disintegration Effect

In this tutorial designer will show you how to create the disintegration effect using brushes and the blur filter. It’s really simple and you will be able to create nice designs using this sort of trendy style of effect.

Fantastic Disintegration Effect tutorial

24. Use lighting Effects To 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.

Use lighting Effects To Make Photos Sparkle

25. Dreamy Scene Photo Manipulation

Another Photomanipulation tutorial from PSD Essential, this time Jarka takes us through a dreamy scene in photoshop. This tutorial is aimed at intermediate users of the software.

Dreamy Effect tutorial

26. Making A Forest Magical Scene

To create an amazing photo effect such as to make a forest magical scene, selection of the best tutorials in this aspect is essential.

Making of a Forest Magical Scene

27. Simple Tricks to Create Camouflage Dress

Really helpful tutorial to create camouflage dress in Photoshop.

Simple Tricks to Create Camouflage Dress

28. Create A Stunning Portrait

In this tutorial, we’ll go over how to turn an average (read: boring) plain portrait, into a distinct one with heavy contrast and focus on details.

Create A Stunning Portrait

29. How to create a colorful dancer with cool effects

This is a tutorial by Fredric Melchersson. How to create a colorful and amazing dancer with cool smoke and this tutorial shows you how to change colors on clothing.

Create a colorful dancer with cool effects

30. Create dynamic lighting using Photoshop CS4

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how the same lighting principles can be applied to your photo manipulations.

Create dynamic lighting using Photoshop CS4

31. Manipulate Water To Create a Surreal Splash Artwork in Photoshop

In this tutorial designer will be showing you how to take a simple photograph and turn it into a raging sea effect. Using background removal techniques, brushes and lighting effects you can create your very own surreal ‘God of the ocean’.

Manipulate Water To Create a Surreal Splash Artwork

32. Dreamy Photo Effect

In this photoshop tutorial we are going to show you how to create dreamy effect in your photographs.

Dreamy effect tutorial

33. Blending And Combining Photos With Layer Masks

Detailed tutorial on how to blend and combine photos with layer masks.

Blending And Combining Photos With Layer Masks

34. Create a galactic girl photo manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a galactic girl photo manipulation in Photoshop. You will learn how to combine multiple images, applying different layer styles, create your own galactic background etc.

Create a galactic girl photo manipulation

35. Light effect wallpaper in Photoshop

We will work with lights and basics photoshop tools.

Light effect wallpaper in Photoshop

36. How to create a fairy using photos

Here is a tutorial showing how you can create a fairy out of a human, as shown below. The psd file for this tutorial can be found at the bottom of this post.

Fairy using photos tutorial

37. The Colors Of Love

Nice tutorial to give your photos more colors.

Colors of Life tutorial

38. Shining Girl Poster with Awesome Lighting Effect

In this tutorial, designer will show you the steps he took to create this really cool, shining girl poster by using the powerful photoshop brush engine.

Design an Shining Girl Poster

39. Fire Girl Angelina Jolie Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial will help you to turn Angelina Jolie into fire girl.

Fire Girl Angelina Jolie Photoshop Tutorial

40. Make smashing glass effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, Mark Mayers reveals how to create a realistic shattering glass effect using displacement maps.

Glass effect tutorial

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