25 Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Photo Manipulation

Despite the fact that photo manipulation has become extremely popular in the age of digital photography and image editing software, it’s nothing new. Actually it’s almost as old as photography itself and has been regularly used over the years.

Nowadays, photo manipulation is widely used in fashion photography and advertisements but it’s much more than this. Today, photo manipulation has become an art-form.

The most popular software used for photo manipulation is Photoshop. But using Photoshop is not as easy as it may seems. Fortunately, there are tons of tutorials to help you improve your skills and creating your own photo manipulation.

In today’s post I’ve collected 25 extremely useful photo manipulation tutorials that will teach you various tricks and techniques used in creation of some amazing artworks.


1. Professional Widow – Manipulation Tutorial

This Photo Manipulation tutorial will show you how to play with fire, how to use the Mixer Brush Tool to smoothen the skin and how to create realistic light effects.

2. Photo Manipulate a Magical Shoe House Scene 

This tutorial will show some useful techniques how to blend different images together in order to produce a really   creative artwork.

3. Create a Surreal Apocalypse Photo Manipulation – Photoshop Tutorial 

Learn how to integrate different stock images, how to balance colors and how to create realistic looking smoke trails in order to create a surreal apocalypse photo manipulation.

 4. Create an Amazing Surreal-Style Treehouse in Photoshop

Learn how to combine photo manipulation and painting techniques in this amazing Photoshop tutorial.

5. Create a Fantasy Space Photo Manipulation Using Photoshop. 

This tutorial will show you how to blend several different images together using layer masks and color adjustments in order to create an abstract space fantasy photo manipulation.

6. Create a Floating Over-Grown “Tree House” in Photoshop.

Create this amazing floating over-grown thee house combining several stock photos together in Photoshop.

7. Create a Surreal Turtle Image.

Learn how to adjust lighting and colors of an image to create this surrealistic turtle.

8. The Stone Heart Photo Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a surreal house shaped as a big stone heart.

 9. Design an Epic Fantasy Scene with Photoshop 

Amazing Photo Manipulation tutorial, which  is intended for more experienced Photoshop users.

10. How to Create a Dramatic Fisheye Spartan Scene with Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to blend and distort different  stock images to create a dynamic fisheye-like perspective. You will also learn how to use different adjustment layers to get different coloring and feel to  your manipulation

11. Create a Surreal Landscape Using Photo Manipulation

Follow this Photoshop tutorial to create an amazing surreal landscape.

12. Create a Creepy Dark Gargoyle Road

13. Create an Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques 

Create an elephant sundae using several stock photos and this exceptional photo manipulation tutorial.

14. Don’t Leave Me – Photoshop Tutorial

Learn how to manipulate light and how to create beautiful realistic shadows.  With the help of this tutorial you could turn an ordinary image into a beautiful manipulation.

15. Create a Fictional Arctic Snow Frog in Photoshop

Combine several stock images and effects to create a fictional arctic snow frog in Photoshop .

 16. Undress a Giraffe in Photoshop 

 17. Cute flying hippo

 18. Fantastic Tree

 19. Urban Wasteland Photo Manipulation

Learn how to do some background removal by masking images and then composite them together into an urban wasteland scene.

20. Creating a Fantasy Photomanipulation 

21. Serene Fantasy Photo Manipulation

22. Create an Emotional Post War Scene

23. Create a Surreal Desert Scene in Photoshop

24. Create a Dramatic Building Explosion Scene

In this tutorial you will learn advanced techniques to create an amazing photo manipulation.

25. Raven Queen Photo Manipulation Tutorial

This photo manipulation tutorial will show you the process of creation of a fantasy character that represents a beautiful woman who lives in a hidden castle among ravens.


4 Responses

  1. Thank you for including two of my tutorials in this cool roundup!

  2. Zoran says:

    The giraffe one is hilarious! Great roundup, thanks for the post!

  3. Design Knock says:

    amazing tutorials also can say helping list.

  4. amazing roundup and some of these have amazing techniques.