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
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.
Make the shadows look grey, using Image ? Adjustments ? Curves
Copy the layer now (Layer ? Duplicate Layer
) and blur it out with Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur
Change a little the color, using Image ? Adjustments ? Color Balance
Increase the layer's brightness and the contrast with Image ? Abjustment ? Curves
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
Increase the brightness and the contrast applying the next command: Image - Adjustment ? Curves