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Butterfly Photo Editting
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By Anastacia Sholik
Published on 11/1/2006
 
Butterfly Photo Effect in Adobe Photoshop CS Butterfly Photo Editting
This task we'll learn how to accentuate the front plan and to change the photo's color, add more intensity and put over different textures.

Butterfly Photo Editing - Part1
This task we'll learn how to accentuate the front plan and to change the photo's color, add more intensity and put over different textures.

Open photo with butterfly: File ? Open?

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Crop it out from the right side a little, using Crop Tool. Blur out the things behind the window, using Blur Tool to accentuate our attention on the butterfly.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Make the shadows look grey, using Image ? Adjustments ? Curves (ctrl+m)

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Copy the layer now (Layer ? Duplicate Layer) and blur it out with Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Change a little the color, using Image ? Adjustments ? Color Balance (ctrl+b)

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Increase the layer's brightness and the contrast with Image ? Abjustment ? Curves (ctrl+m)

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer's type on Soft Light.

Place the wall's texture on a new layer. Open it in a new file. Mark it out with Rectangular Marquee Tool and copy it: Edit ? Copy (ctrl+c). Get back to the photo's file that is processed and place it on a new layer: Edit ? Paste (ctrl+v).

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Increase the brightness and the contrast applying the next command: Image - Adjustment ? Curves (ctrl+m).

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs 

Butterfly Photo Editing - Part2
Open the textile's texture having an Indian design on a new layer.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Correct its size using Edit ? Free Transform (ctrl+t), depending on that if we need a large design or a small one. Increase the texture's brightness and contrast.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Cut out arbitrary a hole in the center, using Polygonal Lasso Tool. Change the layer's type on Multiply and merge it with the wall's texture, applying the command Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e).

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Change the new layer's type on Multiply also.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

To make the color look more intensive, copy the layer: Layer ? Duplicate Layer and merge the new layer that we've got with the previous one: Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e). Merge also the layers representing the butterflies.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Merge the texture's layer with the butterfly's layer now: Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e) and make a definitive color correction, applying the next commands: Image - Abjustment ? Curves (ctrl+m) and Image - Abjustment ? Selective color.

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

 Butterfly photo editing in adobe photoshop cs 

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