End of the World Scene: Photoshop Photo Manipulation Tutorial

Today, we will learn together that how to use Photoshop in order to manipulate photography. I hope you will learn something new at the end of this tutorial. Feel free and always remember to share your valuable comments with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins

Create End of the World Scene in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

External Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Eraser Tool
  • Rectangle Marquee Tool

Lets start to create our end of the world photo in Photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) with 1000×768 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

I am going to start with adding Highway Fog Image in Photoshop.

Add High Way Image

Go to Edit > Free Transform or press (Ctrl+T) to transform it and set this image to the whole canvas.

Transform Image

After transform highway image we get this result.

After Transform Get Result

Step 3

In this step I am going to add Fireworks Image in Photoshop.

Add Fireworks Image

Rasterize fireworks image and select Eraser Tool from tool panel, erase bottom area of fireworks image.

Add Fireworks Image

When we erase bottom area of fireworks image we get this result.

Get Result

Step 4

Go to Edit > Free Transform or press (Ctrl+T) and set fireworks image as like in picture below.

After Set Get Result

Set Blend Mode to (Soft Light) of this fireworks image.

Set Blend Mode to Soft Light

Step 5

Now duplicate fireworks image then applying Gaussian Blur Filter on duplicate fireworks image.

Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur.

Gaussian Blur

After applying Gaussian Blur we get a new effect on duplicate fireworks image.

Get a New Result

Step 6

In this step select all layers, right click and select (Duplicate Layers) option then press (Ctrl+E) to merge duplicate layers in one layer and applying Radial Blur Filter on it.

Go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur.

Applying Radial Blur

After applying radial blur we get nice result.

Get Nice Result

Set Blend Mode to (Soft Light) of this duplicate layer.

Set Blend Mode to Soft Light

Step 7

Now add Cracked Texture in Photoshop.

Add Cracked Texture

Go to Edit > Transform or press (Ctrl+T) to transform it and set it to whole canvas as like in preview.

Transform Texture and Set Whole Canvas

After set texture to whole canvas we get this result.

Get This Result

Step 8

Select Rectangle Marquee Tool from tool panel and make a selection of texture layer as like in picture below.

Make a Selection

Rasterize texture layer and hit delete button to delete selected area then press (Ctrl+D) to deselect selection.

Delete Selected Area

Now set Blend Mode to (Soft Light) of this texture layer.

Set Blend Mode to Soft Light

After all the struggle we get our end of the world photo in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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