Lady Nature Photo effect

 
Cut out several leaves from a picture:

Lady
Nature Photo Effect

Place them under the girl's layer:

Lady
Nature Photo Effect

And make the corrections on their color, using the Selective Color:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Then make use of the next combination: Image - Adjustments - Channel Mixer.

Lady Nature
Photo
 Effect

And again this option: Image - Adjustments - Selective Color.

Lady Nature Photo 
Effect 

Make three copies now of the layer containing the leafage as for the copies to be placed lower than the basic layer of the leaves. Blur out each of the copies selecting the next filter options: Filter - Blur - Motion Blur. Increase the blurring value on each of the new layers:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Combine now all these three layers: Layer - Merge Down (ctrl+e) and distort them a little with Edit - Transform - Distort.

Lady Nature Photo 
Effect

Make the stripes wavier, applying Filter - Distort - Wave.

Lady Nature Photo 
Effect

Change the layer's type on Multiply:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Stretch it out in its length (ctrl+t). Then make use of the same method we applied when representing the snails' shadows for drawing now the leaves' shadows:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Then minimize a little the intensity of the basic layer containing the leafage (ctrl+u).

Lady Nature Photo
Effect

Apply
  
to this layer the next photo filter shown below:

Lady Nature Photo Effect 


Merge down all the layers now: Layer - Merge Visible (shift+ctrl+e) and create a new layer, lower than the layer containing the picture itself. Then enlarge very accurately the zone around it, selecting the Crop Tool and paint the empty layer in white.

Lady Nature Photo
Effect

Create out of this picture's layer a mask: Layer - Add Layer Mask - Reveal All and choose the Brush Tool with unequal edges of black color to paint partially the picture's edges just to create an effect of tear paper.

Lady
Nature Photo Effect

Apply the next command now: Layer - Remove Layer Mask - Apply and make a copy of the layer (ctrl+j). Then transform the copy in black selecting the Channel Mixer.

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Place the layer under the layer containing the picture and blur it out (Gaussian Blur).

Lady Nature
Photo
 Effect

Choose now Pattern Stamp Tool with the next shown adjustments:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Paint in this color the layer's background:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

Change the color also (ctrl+u):

Lady Nature
Photo Effect 

Merge down all the layers now (shift+ctrl+e) and apply the next options: Filter - Sharpen - Sharpen just to increase the sharpness of the picture:

Lady Nature Photo Effect

The picture is finished!

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4 Responses to "Lady Nature Photo effect"

 
holly Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 09 Apr 2008 10:36:25 AM MDT
omg this is so cool i love your pic thanks for showing me how to do it you are really good at this

 
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said this on 16 Jun 2008 11:38:20 AM MDT
I did it and the results are amazing... thnx

 
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said this on 07 Oct 2008 11:29:12 PM MDT
very good

 
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said this on 02 Feb 2009 6:16:48 AM MDT
absolutly EXCELENT......i am from Slovakia and all Slovakia say hello to author of this tutorial




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