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Best Photoshop Photo Manipulation Tutorials of 2012

Photoshop is a powerful tool in the hands of a really skilful designer or photographer. It helps to bring your ideas into reality and mostly used for Photo Manipulation. To help you in mastering your flairs we’ve gathered Best Photoshop Photo Manipulation Tutorials of 2012. These tutorials are made for those people who have creative mind and like experimenting with different effects. The tutorials listed below will help you learning various techniques of how to manipulate images using Photoshop.

Use Photoshop CS6 to Create a Micro Machines Inspired Scene

Photoshop CS6 is packed with new features and effects that you can use in your work. In this tutorial we will utilize Photoshop’s new 3D capabilities as well as its new content aware features to create a Micro Machines inspired composition.
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Use Split Frequency Healing to Retouch a Photo in Photoshop

Split Frequency Healing is a technique that you can use in Photoshop that will allow you retouch photos without affecting the photo’s respective tone or texture. In this tutorial, commercial retoucher, Daniel Meadows, who has worked for clients such as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Chanel, and L’Oreal Paris, will explain this technique and how it can be used in your workflow.
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Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition in Photoshop

Creating a horror movie-themed photo composition in Photoshop can be a lot of fun. Choosing the right photos is an important step in the process, but it is also important to blend those photos together in a realistic and believable way. In this tutorial we will show you how to do this using the appropriate light balance, use of midtones, depth of field, blending, and more.
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Create Colorful Manipulations in Photoshop

In this video you will see how to make a magic moment in Photoshop adding lots of colours and light effects to create a colorful manipulation effect using blend modes, dodge/burn and the light effects filter.You will learn how to turn a regular photo into an awesomely colorful artwork using the Brush Tool and some free stock images.

Wasted Time – Easy Manipulation Tutorial

In this manipulation tutorial where I’ll show you how to create a simple dark and sad scene in Photoshop. I’ll show you how to use adjustment layers to create nice color effects and get a slightly unsaturated effect in your manipulations.
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Vampire Effect in Photoshop – Advanced Tutorial

In this video I will show you some of the techniques I used to make vampire teeth in Photoshop, how to make evil eyes and how to use bloody stock images.

Make a Fantasy Wallpaper in PhotoshopIn this tutorial I will show you how to make a fantasy wallpaper

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Advanced Lighting – Manipulation Tutorial

This is a more advanced manipulation tutorial where you will learn advanced lighting techniques.
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The Dark Knight Rises Poster – Manipulation Tutorial

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Legend Of Lorelei – Manipulation Tutorial

In this intermediate tutorial we create some simple effects but with some nice impact.Tutorial inspired by the Legend of Lorelei.All we need is some nice stock to combine images together,using a soft brush as an eraser,change some tones and opacity,use the dodge and burn technique and adding some sharpness.
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Create a post apocalyptic scene in Photoshop

In this manipulation tutorial I’ll show you how you can use a few stock images to create a post-apocalyptic scene in Photoshop using manipulation techniques to change the lighting of a scene.
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Make a surreal loneliness scene in Photoshop

Sometimes a simple composition can be more effective when it comes to transmitting a concept. The composition is a key element in this kind of artworks. Knowing a few composition rules, even the simplest artwork can be an amazing one. It’s all about composition rules.
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The Fallen Angel – Photoshop Tutorial

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Song For A Raven – Manipulation Tutorial

Learn how to take control over the light and mood of a manipulation and how to create a night environment in Photoshop using adjustment layers and lighting techniques.
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Thing Called Love – Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a dark colorful manipulation using only two stock images. The skills that are tested and exercised in this manipulation are lighting and shading.
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Hell Rider – Manipulation Tutorial

Inspired by the trailer of Ghost Rider I tried to make something similar but not quite the same. In this tutorial you will learn how to work with fire stock images, how to create a dark background and how to make certain light effects.
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Create an amazingly punchy artwork in Photoshop

The main objective for this manipulation tutorial is show you how to create a dramatic and artistic illumination effect. I’ll show you how to use the Brush tool and Dodge/Burn to paint shadows and change the lighting of the entire scene.
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We Bring The Peace – Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to set the luminosity for the layers to create the perfect light effect,use some brushes, change the color balance and the curves for some nice result.
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Your Last Kiss – Emotional Summer Manipulation Tutorial

The main techniques used here are the same as on my other tutorials but I will also show you how to create realistic depth of field in Photoshop, how to create a shatter effect using brushes and how I got that cinematic effect on the final result.
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Can We Survive? – Photoshop Tutorial

This is a quite simple manipulation that we’ll create today.We’ll use a few stock images,some texture,some brushes and we’ll change some tones to create a dramatic feeling.So let’s enter into the apocalyptic mood.
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Create an Awesome Floating Face Manipulation with Fiery Hair in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create an Awesome Floating Face Manipulation with Fiery Hair in Photoshop.
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Create a Surreal Magical Power Unleashed Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Magical Power Unleashed Scene in Photoshop.
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Create a Surreal Dark City with Meteorite Fall Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Dark City with Meteorite Fall Scene in Photoshop.
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Create Abstract Dark Photo Manipulation with Splatter Brushes in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create Abstract Dark Photo Manipulation with Splatter Brushes in Photoshop.
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Design a Unique Wooden Face with Fiery Eye and Tear in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a Unique Wooden Face with Fiery Eye and Tear in Photoshop.
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Design Surreal Concept Manipulation with Alien Structures in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design this Surreal Concept Manipulation with Alien Structures in Photoshop.
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Design a One-Winged Fallen Angel Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a One-Winged Fallen Angel Scene in Photoshop. We will mainly go through some selection techniques, image adjustments, liquify filter as well as some lighting effect rendering skills.
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Transform Normal Portrait Image into Artistic Painting in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Easily Transform a Normal Portrait Image into an Artistic Painting. We will apply several image adjustments, filters, and Pen Tool to achieve this effect.
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Freestyle Human Portrait Manipulation in Photoshop with Brush Painting and Layer Masking

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Freestyle Human Portrait Manipulation in Photoshop with Brush Painting and Layer Masking. We will show you how you can apply brush painting and layer masking techniques to create unique and interesting effect for your portrait manipulation.
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Design Vintage Artwork with Old Newspaper and Watercolor Brush in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design this Watercolour Vintage Artwork with Old Newspaper in Photoshop. Along the way, I will show you how to mix custom watercolour brushes and old newspaper to create vintage feel in Photoshop.
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Create a Tangled, Horror Cracked Figure with Layer Masking Techniques in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this Manipulative Human Artwork with Particles and Flying Flower Petals in Photoshop. We will go through several techniques such as hair drawing, particle rendering from a stock image, and making a custom flower petals brush.
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Manipulative Human Artwork with Particles and Flying Flower Petals in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this Manipulative Human Artwork with Particles and Flying Flower Petals in Photoshop. We will go through several techniques such as hair drawing, particle rendering from a stock image, and making a custom flower petals brush.
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Create a Surreal Burning Tree Scene with Falling Particle Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Burning Tree Scene with Falling Particle Effect in Photoshop. We will be using some of the new brush presets in Photoshop CS6 and use them to add the fire burning effect and the falling particle effect.
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Design a Rusted Metal Face Manipulation with Abstract Falling Lines in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a Rusted Metal Face Manipulation with Abstract Falling Lines in Photoshop. The Aim of this tutorial is to cover some interesting techniques when it comes to applying textures to human skin, as well as creating simple abstract lines via the Warp Tool.
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Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop.
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Design a Dark Magical Scene with Nebula Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this Dark Magical Scene with Nebula Effect in Photoshop.
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Design Dramatic Planet Impact Scene (Inspired by Mass Effect 3) in Photoshop

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Design a Natural Abstract Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a Natural Abstract Photo Manipulation in Photoshop.
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Design an Interesting Human Face Manipulation with Tree Roots Texture in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design an Interesting Facial Manipulation with Tree Roots Texture in Photoshop.
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Create a Magical Photo Manipulation with Flowery Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Magical Photo Manipulation with Flowery Effect in Photoshop.
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Simply For You – Manipulation Tutorial

Adjustment Layers will be used extensively in this tutorial. You will see how to use Fill layers as well as other adjustment layers to create ambient color and special effects.
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Catch Me – Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Let’s create a warm and emotional scene by using several adjustments. You’ll use Curves, Hue/Saturation, Gradient Map, Dodge & Burn and other techniques to achieve the final result.
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