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Creaate Conceptual Photo Composition in Photoshop!

teacher avatar Marcin Mikus, Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

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    • 1. Coming Home Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

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Welcome to my Photoshop Manipulation Course. In this course I will teach you how to create your own manipulations using adobe photoshop.  In this course you can see how to adjust stock images, how to create shadows and how to make manipulation looks natural. I'll present you great plugin called perfect effects 8.

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Marcin Mikus

Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor


I'm open minded and creative Photoshop Instructor and interationaly published Professional Retoucher.  The area I'm interested in is photo retouching and photomanipulation. I believe that massive layers of imagination allows me to create interesting, nontrivial ideas.

I've been teaching Photoshop for the last seven years. I spend almost every day with photoshop and in time I was able to gain more and more knowledge about right ways of teaching Photoshop. After few years of teaching on youtube I felt it's the right time to come out with Premium Courses, where I can share some amazing ideas and make Photoshop fun! 

If you are looking for a place where you can learn photoshop retouching in the right way, this is the best place to be!

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1. Coming Home Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial: however, run. My name is Martin and welcoming another photo shop tutorial. Actually, it's re apple it off this tutorial cause I made a few mistakes one week ago. So I decide to create another tutorial, actually, literally the same idea on the same tutorial. Bad without enemies takes, I hope, without any mistakes. And without those mistakes I made eso I hope you're gonna like this. It wasn't fair to upload to Tora with mistakes, especially under house area at the perspective where you perspective what's really wrong? So that's the reason why I decided to re upload, uh, I want to talk too much. I don't want to talk too much assault ways. So it would be better if I start, as you see now is final result off proper manipulation with right perspective. So I just hope I want to do enemies takes on and for being gonna be clear in this tutorial . So I just removed, removed every right start from the beginning, dealing layers on This is my blanked project Two great Black Project. Just click fire new on with and had a Yes. You see, I have here with, uh, 1920 head 1080. So at first we have to create our background. Of course, I have to do some stock images. Take a look Rare. Half my stock images I get I used is sky field. Of course, because I need this road and want more that when we meet. So I need the grass part from this image. So to to cut this just used pento and make a selection. I remember something a few days. Click right, Make a selection. I think for the Radusa to pick senses totally. Okay, then pick selection toe klik Right on like a copy to copy. Disbarred. Um, image size isn't perfect. So just change this toe 1900 to 0. It's very similar to our product now. And after that use, move toe and drag this to our main product. So it looks something like this. I'm not sure if it's proper, but I think it's not about So now Maybe I could track my sky so I can change the size. It's already changed 19 to 0 as to see so move to to move this part. Tom made project. Of course. Under the glass there something that is so the last part. He commenced its throat in size and power factory that this matter just make section at first, of course. Using painful. I start from here after the creek. Right. Make selection for the regicide to pick sets is alright. It doesn't matter now. And you can write reliably a copy to copy this part. And I think in a size is too large. So I cannot change this without to five. Is your zero supposed to be okay? I hope so. So, again, drivers to our main product, they come Look, it's almost terrified to be honest. So right now I can't close those tops. So just adjust like this flying on a player. Master this layer with the road after that quick burst and using color black on our layer mask just 00 change your passage to do 100 of course. And remove that on the senate parts from the roads because you have to agree. It doesn't look well. - Well , it's not about how so. I think it it could the right time to out our house. Well, maybe at first I did the same on Grassley er my soft edges here. So right on now on, uh, now, uh, above this layer, discuss there hue saturation because disgrace is a big toe Colorful. For me, not too much is my understanding. Maybe they Nokia and some lightness maybe about five situation may be even more ominous for T minus 15. My big too strong. I'm not sure, But after that we have to adjust all of snails. Also at another, he saturation. So it was tried because we have toe out clipping mask will have to create clipping mask cost on the one being I only want to add through saturation the class grass layer sissy. So after that, are too situation under top, maybe minus 20. Take a look. It might be too strong. You might think it might be too strong, but it really isn't. We have to take some colors. If we want to add some color effort as the at the end. It's really proper decision. Trust me. So now it's time for other stock images. I think it's proper time for our house in it. So we have to find my house image. I just have to make sure I didn't miss anything. I think it's OK. Thompson girl. Well, as you say, it's already prepared because I don't want to waste my time for making a selection. You literally know how to do a selection. Right? So it doesn't have sense if you don't know how to do a selection, Just check my previous tutorial. Where? Maybe not previous, but few previous tutorial. So you gotta know how to do are just selection and just using mental. You don't have to be genius to do that. Do this. So at first, I can't move my house. Yes. Issue you delayed layer mask. Super. And as you see, it's definitely that it definitely doesn't look natural. So we have to do some things to make it look natural. Take a moon. - Maybe here. So now it's time to to improve this house, of course. But first we have to and make self edges so as to see this house doesn't look natural. It's literally looks like flying house. We don't I don't want to fly in the house, right s o what we're gonna do just like, uh, free transform. And after that quick work and we have to change our perspective a bit. Hey, come on. It looks a bit better now, more flying. So I think it doesn't look like a flying house in a mall. Look, some kind of natural, I hope so. It's It's a good time to out. Some Dutch in about two also create new layer saying Touch, too. I have exposure on for 2% on Mick Tones as a and try and Jazz and Mitos. So just then click added Field until this letter with 50% gray. After that change, back to overlay to make this layer invisible, you can out some Rick Ross or so not too much. It's been honest. It isn't necessary on this manipulation. I just want to show you do such things. So after that, it's time for our model for a girl. So drag this product to track her main project, I'm not sure, but she might be a big toe watch what it's seen or not true, they and the right. So now it's time to create a shallow on the house and, of course, in the garden I just commend and a condom our house there. After that, go to exposure on dragons, pose Tu minus 20 to create a shadow After that, drag this layer under our house, then transform on just I'm just overshadow, uh, to dio something like me Like I just in the same way press comment or control If you're using windows on just money plate clicking on the corners, something like this applied and capacities literally strong have been totally strong. So just change up us 22 50% after that out, Soft blower. Gadgil Something like this may be the shadow is still struck me before the, um would be okay and let's do the same on the girls. Exp over minus 20 Dr. Just under and just free transform to you are just, of course, to see the lights are going this size. So was to be something like this. Sorry. And it's all right, Maybe. No, I And again, let's do the same with the house. Opacity aboard. Well, 40 let's say maybe, uh, no shot was so 50 and they can feel her bluer and the gash in order to make it be glory Not too much. So as you sue it, almost making some order final efforts Eso Maybe I could change our perspective. So, uh, now it's proper time to That's, um, fantastic Brushes. Discreet, you layer salad branch. I have white clothes so select white core. I download some light brushes. I used to use them every time in every manipulation because I really loved those brushes. So let's try this. It looks not about just change up a city if it's too strong to 80 maybe to 70 six or something by this. Whatever you prefer to be honest tens. Now you may have another player fear this with color Black change our blacksmith to screen . And after that click fielder Brendan and our plans slow. It's gonna make a really nice effort. Come see me. So maybe somewhere here, let's see. It looks nice for me, But this this part here is happy too strong for me. I think it's a big too strong. So, um, just on the layer mask, Miss Brush. But we don't want to really to march. So gentle paucity toe 60% for example, ones just here and changed in 30%. Who was who on the right doesn't look about now. Maybe I could So, um, I think it's time to our final results where I stand. As I said before, I used to use perfect efforts as am I plug into for the shop to create Fantozzi attacked. I think it's really great looking with great FX. I highly commend you perfect effects. So after you download perfect effects, of course, are linking my friend in the description. Uh, perfect efforts automatically gonna start into your photo shop, so don't bother about that. I'm just looking on my house now. Just I think it might be a bit too small. Just just Let's say so. Okay, that sure. Maybe maybe I word is too much here. It's not about so, um press shift out comment and he to create a final result on achieved control out and e if using Windows. Because I'm music Mark, uh, after Dr Peak. Right on. Convert to smart object course we want toe at our slogans. Affect in tow this layer. And after that just go to windows. And you, my friend, you're perfect efforts just here. Windows extensions and on one that's the name of the company. And then keep perfect effects. Eight. As you see, I have a bit more staff because it's perfect sit aid. Amusing demo. So, um, tree al version is for 30 days, but you might find free version last wells a swell or use triage. Yes, I do. So it's the first effect I guys adjustable gradient on. Can I use five rounds to increase some Kahlo's. Maybe you can edit this by bronze here, for example, Art some warm or vibrance whatever you want. I don't want to get too much. And after that, at another layer after adjustable graduates, I can I use dynamic contrast on Just ask natural contrast. And I have to edit this a beat down here Some small detail Suffolk I days small detail a boat 20 maybe. Don't bother it. My looks too strong now, But we're gonna add some, uh, glow after so it won't be so strong. As I said, Now it's time for a girl that's very natural globe. Yeah, it looks definitely nice. So you might take down so among, too. If it's too strong for you after that another there afterglow it stand for, um my state on or photo filter. I'm gonna use this warm filter at another and please tone after Dad and I could I used blue and orange split on part. It's not so simple because I got changed My highlight color a bit. You are soft in orange. Nine days, Okay. And of course, shadow calls a bit slow, soft, bluish car. So it looks like this right now. Take a look. And the last thing we're gonna use is color and cancer. I just want to increase my color. So that's like it could increased colors on now is gonna I Really now it actually looks really impressive for me. And after you finished your editing, just click. Apply in this affect automatically applying to your to your photo. Take a look How it looks. What? It looks much better with this for me. Asai said I have for to suit a so I can use something more. Can I use, um perfect end chance as well. Then again, I won't do too much, but just want to out some vibe. Bronze, a big temperature, something yet and that's all. Take a look how it looks now. Well, for me, it looks really highly impressive. I'm not sure what you may think about that, but let me know in the comments area on. Let me know if you have any questions or any P annual Piquionne's. I just think it looks really, really okay. Really good. Um so whatever. I think even the house works proper. Maybe I'll be supposed to be a big down on the left side just here. But it's really not bad. I don't think I did a lot of mistakes here, so I think it's a really good I hope you're gonna like this. I hope you already like this video. Let me know what you think on off course. See you soon in the next for the shop tutorial.