Ecological catastrophy

And here is what you can achieve with this lesson.

Materials for the lesson:

Mountain landscape

Modern city

Step 1.

Open the Mountain Landscape image in Photoshop, copy the background layer (ctrl + J) and then delete it.
Now we need to apply a gradient fill, for this we execute the following commands Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Gradient Fill with the following parameters:

Now change the blending mode of this layer to “soft light. “

Step 2. Copy the background layer and immediately change the blending mode to “Screen” and place it above all. Now go to Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Color Balance with such parameters:

Change the blending mode of this layer (Color Balance) to “normal” and get something like this …

Step 3 Now do the following Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Channel Mixer. With these settings:

Now go to Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Curves:

After that, go to Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Levels.

And in the end we get:

Step 4. Open the image with New York and cut the photo out of the frame using cropping or using the tool Rectangular marquee (M).

Then you should move the image to our document in this way:

Change the blend mode of this layer with the city to “multiply”; erase it from this layer in the same way as shown in the picture

Duplicate the city layer and apply a Gaussian blur effect. (Gaussian Blur).

Change the blending mode of this layer to “screen”.

Step 5. Now create a new layer, select the tool. Lasso Tool with parameter feather 80px and select a certain area, for example, as in the image, and apply the filter Filter> Render> Cloud.

Change the blending mode to “overlay”.

Duplicate this layer and click ctrl + l.

Change the blending mode of this layer to “color dodge” and get something like this.

You can duplicate this layer several times, remembering to change the blending mode to “color dodge” to get something like this.

That’s all, if you want, you can add a correction layer. hue / saturation.

Transfer: Mikhail Mashkovtsev

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