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50 Fantastic Photo Manipulation Photoshop Tutorials

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The photo manipulation tutorials that we have curated for you are all aimed towards beginner and intermediate Photoshop users. Having said that, even if you are a Photoshop expert, you will certainly discover new techniques and plenty of ideas for your next photo manipulation.

Mastering Photoshop is hard, really hard. While we can’t promise that these tutorials will make you an expert, they will teach you many new photo editing techniques and allow you to discover some truly time-saving tips.

Ultimately, with a little bit of focus and work on your part, all of these outstanding tutorials will help you expand your skillset.

You might also like our curated collection of Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials or our collection of 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop.

How to Create a Fantasy Underwater Scene with Photoshop

In this highly imaginative tutorial you will learn how to photo manipulate a fantasy woman that is gently floating underwater.

A Fantasy Underwater Scene with Photoshop

How to Create a Beautiful Sunrise Landscape Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial you’ll create the below photo manipulated sunrise landscape in Photoshop, learning how to combine different stock images to build a cohesive scene.

Beautiful Sunrise Landscape Photo Manipulation tutorials

Polygon Effect (Photoshop Action)

Polygon Photoshop Action

How to Create Surreal Digital Art in Photoshop

Starting with a simple city image, in this tutorial you will learn how to recreate the below manipulation, entitled “Dark Power Unleashed”.

Dark Power Unleashed tutorial Surreal Digital Art in Photoshop

How to Create a Science Fiction Environment in Photoshop

With this tutorial you will learn how to create the below science fiction scene, learning how to set up your color scheme, set your perspective, and how to create a monster robot.

A Science Fiction Environment With Photoshop

Mosaic Photo Effect (PSD Template)

Mosaic Photo Effect

How to Create a Fantasy Fiery Portrait Photo-Manipulation

You’ll learn how to create realistic fire and lighting to bring this ‘fiery portrait of a woman’ together.

A Fantasy Fiery Portrait Photo-Manipulation

How to Create a Planet Explosion Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an impressive planet explosion effect, using a few simple manipulation and selection techniques.

An Awesome Planet Explosion Effect in Photoshop

VHS Noise Photo Effect (PSD Template)

VHS Noise Photo Effect

Paint with Fire Photoshop Tutorial

Using some of the most common Photoshop tools (Smudge, Dodge, Burn…), this tutorial will show you how to recreate the below photo manipulation artwork.

Paint with Fire Photoshop Tutorial

How to Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition

In this tutorial you will learn how to, using the appropriate light balance, use of midtones, depth of field and blending, create this horror movie manipulation.

A Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition

Artistic Smoke Portrait Photo Effect (PSD Template)

Artistic Smoke Portrait Photo Effect

How to Create a Dark, Conceptual Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic and dark photo manipulation, learning lighting and blending techniques as well as some useful post-production tips.

A Dark Conceptual Photo Manipulation With Stock Photography

How to Create a Giraffe Neck Knot in Photoshop

You will Learn how to recreate a realistic giraffe with a neck knot, and how to apply a spotted skin pattern to the knot shape.

A Giraffe Neck Knot Tutorial

Retro Photo Masks (Template)

Retro Photo Masks

How to Undress a Giraffe in Photoshop

Carrying on with the giraffe theme, this tutorial demonstrates how to undress a giraffe by removing its spots, and how to turn its spots into clothing that are hung over an ironing board.

Undressing a Giraffe in Photoshop tutorial

How to Create a Dark Abstract Crow Photo Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a dark abstract photo manipulation with crows and giving it a disintegration effect.

A Dark Abstract Crow Photo Effect

How to Create an Intense Blade Runner Inspired Composition

You will learn how create the below photo manipulation of a Blade Runner on an interior skyscraper, learning techniques that will help you create better matte paintings and photo manipulations.

An Intense Blade Runner Inspired Composition

How to Convert a Portrait Into a Creepy Human Puppet

You will learn how to create a creepy human puppet hybrid, as seen below, using just a regular portrait photo of a beautiful model.

Convert a Portrait Into a Creepy Human Puppet

The Creation of ‘Thinker’ Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn the processes for creating this ‘Thinker’ photo manipulation in Photoshop. You will learn how to use a model image and combine it with simple abstract lines and a few flying stones.

The Creation of Thinker Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

How to Create a Colorful Retro Poster Tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create the below colorful retro poster using stock photos and also learn some creative techniques that can be used in your other projects.

A Colorful Retro Poster Tutorial

How to Create an Eerie Abstract Photo Manipulation

You will learn how to create this eerie abstract photo manipulation called ‘The Pain’, learning how to combine different stock photos and applying a cold color tone to it.

Create an Eerie Abstract Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Space Battle Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create the below sci-fi artwork that includes a spaceship, planets and a galaxy.

A Space Battle Scene in Photoshop

How to Create a Professional Widow Photo Manipulation

In this manipulation tutorial you will learn how to effectively create realistic fire, how to smoothen skin, and how to create realistic lighting effects.

Professional Widow Photo Manipulation Tutorials

How to Design a Futuristic Abstract Portrait

This tutorial will walk you through the steps of creating your very own futuristic artistic portrait.

Design a Futuristic Abstract Portrait

How to Create an Emotional Soft-Tone Photo Manipulation

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to blend a beautify lady with a dreamy background. You will also learn how to create the color, lighting, and make the contrast adjustments to fit everything into this emotional art-piece.

An Emotional Soft-Tone Photo Manipulation

How to Create an Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques

In this tutorial you will learn how to create, using stock images, an elephant sundae.

An Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques

How to Create a Lamb’s Coat in Photoshop

Here you will learn how to recreate a lamb’s coat in Photoshop using several stock images.

Creating a Lambs Coat in Photoshop

How to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation of a Monk

This tutorial will teach you how to create a cave by transforming and merging different rock parts.

A Surreal Photo Manipulation of a Monk in the Caves

How to Create a Magical Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to not only photograph the photos required, but also, how to retouch them and combine them with stock photos to create art that resembles a sketch.

A Magical Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Leafy Face Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create the below ‘Leafy Face’ manipulation in Photoshop.

A Leafy Face Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

How to Create ‘Unleash the Dark Power’ Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn the steps to create the surreal artwork below, entitled ‘Unleash the Dark Power’.

Create Unleash the Dark Power Surreal Scene in Photoshop

How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to create a dramatic cloud background, add glowing wings to an angel, and add particles.

How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

you will learn how to create the below mystical forest scene with a beautiful angel reading a book.

Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

How to Create a Valentine’s Day Manipulation in Photoshop

This manipulation tutorial will show you how to create a romantic scene by simply combining a few stock images. You will also learn how to create beautiful color effects and how to add a soft and dreamy effect to your work.

Valentines Day Manipulation Photoshop Tutorial

How to Create an Emotional Autumn Scene Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial you’ll learn how to create an emotional autumn scene, learning how to blend stock images together to make a cohesive scene as well as retouch the model and create a rain effect.

An Emotional Autumn Scene Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Stunning Photo-Montage

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a truly stunning photo-montage.

Create a Stunning Photo Montage

How to Create a Melting Camera Scene

In this tutorial, you will learn how to melt a camera, using the Layer Mask Tool and Liquify filter.

A Melting Camera Scene

How to Create a Soil Cake Pie Chart in Photoshop

A Soil Cake for Pie Charts and Infographics Manipulation

How to Create a Fashion Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to integrate a model in a dark environment and apply abstract lighting effects.

Fashion Photo Manipulation with Abstract Smoke and Light Effects

How to Create Surreal Gothic Artwork in Photoshop

You will learn how to create the creepy gothic artwork below in this Photoshop tutorial.

A Surreal Gothic Artwork in Photoshop

How to Create a Serene Fantasy Photo Manipulation

This tutorial shows you how to combine different stock photos to create a calm landscape phpto manipulation.

A Serene Fantasy Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Dramatic Fisheye Spartan Scene

In this tutorial you will learn how to blend and distort various desert landscape stock images to create a dynamic fish-eye perspective and use adjustment layers to add different coloring to the manipulation.

Dramatic Fisheye Spartan Scene tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Beautiful Abstract Portrait

With this photo manipulation tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful abstract portrait.

Beautiful Abstract Portrait tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Surreal Apple Habitat Scene

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a surreal apple habitat scene.

Surreal Apple Habitat Scene tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Surreal Desert Scene

In this photo manipulation tutorial, you’ll create a surreal desert scene with everything turning into sand.

Surreal Desert Scene tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create an Inspiring Light Bulb Photo Manipulation

Learn an easy and quick way to blend glass, apply lighting effects and apply color adjustments to get the exact picture you want.

Inspiring Light Bulb Photo Manipulation tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Dark Human Photo Manipulation

This tutorial takes you through the steps for creating a liquid human photo manipulation witht textures.

Dark Human Photo Manipulation with Liquified Water Texture tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Photo Manipulation with Nebula Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn the steps to create a unique, dark surreal photo manipulation with the Nebula Effect.

Photo Manipulation with Nebula Effect tutorial in Photoshop

How to Create a Cool Flying Snail

This tutorial shows you how to create a surreal scene by blending stock photos seamlessly. You’ll also learn how to fix and enhance the lighting of your images.

Cool Flying Snail tutorial in Photoshop