DPhotoNews.com - dSLR cameras and digital lens DPhotoNews.com - surveilance camera and underwater photography DPhotoNews.com - Sony camera and Sony dSLR camera
DPhotoNews.com - Tripod and monopod photo gear Byu camera or pocket camera with DPhotoNews.com DPhotoNews.com - Nikkor for Digital photography
Camera review
Lens review
Photo gear
Mass storage
Photoshop tutorials
Photo tips
Photo links
RSS Feed
Bookmark us

Start to earn $$$ selling your photos. Just click on this banner and register today

Tutorials home | Index page

dslr camera
dslr camera
sony camera
surveilance cameras
Make illusion of object standing on reflective surface

Step 1
Open our picture (it is located here). Picture size is 500px x 375px.

Step 2
We have to remove white background from our picture. First copy background layer (use CTRL + J on the keyboard) and name it back_copy. Insert new layer and put it below our "back_copy" and name it "white". You can now delete our "background layer". Now use Magic Wand tool (W) set tolerance to 20 and click somewhere on white area on "back_copy" layer. Press DEL on keyboard. Next go to the IMAGE - CANVAS SIZE and set new values for dimension of 500px x 750px.
Digital Photo News - Photoshop tutorials

Step 3
Now we have to copy "back_copy" layer so we again use CTRL + J on the keyboard. Name that layer "illusion". Go to the EDIT - TRANSFORM - FLIP VERTICAL. This will flip "illusion" layer. Pick Move tool (M) and move picture exactly below our object. Also put "illusion" layer below "back_copy" layer in the layer palette.

Step 4
Now we have to make illusion of dissapearence. Click on the "back_copy" layer, go to the Layer palette and click on Add layer mask.
Digital Photo News - Photoshop tutorials
Click on the mask, pick Gradient tool, select Black,White and drag gradient tool from the top of our picture down to the 4/5 of picture (maybe just a little more). Set opacity of layer to 70%.}
Digital Photo News - Photoshop tutorials
See you!

author of this tutorial is Vladimir Markovic

Hotest tutorials on Digital Photo News
Thicker eyelashes Thicker eyelashes
How to make eyelashesh look like those from fashion catalogue
Change brunette to blond Change brunette to blond
How to change brunette into a blond
Rotten teeth Rotten teeth
Make rotten teeth from perfect one's
Half wireframe photo Half wireframe photo
How to make your photo half wireframe in just a few steps
Celebrity wallpaper Celebrity wallpaper
How to easily make effective celebrity wallpaper
Advertise on Digital Photo News
Hotest tutorials on Digital Photo News
Create Mordor like scene Create Mordor like scene
Make Mordor from an ordinary image
Some FAQ's

May I publish your tutorial(s) on my website?

NO - DEFINITELY MAY NOT! I don't mind, of course, any form of back link to Digital Photo News tutorials section, but taking any one of the tutorials whole and supplanting it on your website is theft. If you really like the tutorials and want to advertise them, why not just hyperlink directly to their URL?

Is it possible to submit some of my own tutorials?

Yes! I love to add new and original tutorials to ever-growing database! If you would like to submit a tutorial, fill in the contact form with as much detail as you can manage and we'll get back to you with details. There's no need to stick to a specific format when submitting, as we will do all the boring work for you if needed... and fully credit you as the author on your tutorial pages if your submission is accepted.

Can I request a tutorial?

Of course you can! I make no guarantees i'll be able to get around to your specific tutorial in any given timeframe, but I listen to audience, and if there is demand out there for a guide to a specific technique/effect, I'll be only too glad to offer my assistance. Just ask via the contact form.

Recent news:
KoffeePhoto adds online photo backup service
Pentax DA 17-70mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM lens
Nikon introduces upgraded Capture NX 2 photo editing software
Silicon-Power Releases Its Touch 210/ 212 Series with 16GB capacity
SanDisk Launches Solid-State Drives Aimed at Ultra Low-Cost PCs
Win a free trip to Photokina with Think Tank Photo
RAID in the Size of a Single 2.5" Hard Drive - Sans Digital Compact Flash Enclosures
Silicon-Power Touch 610 flash disk
Nikon's Small World Contest leads the way
Silicon-Power launches the elegant new Ultima 150
All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
Copyright 2006 Digital Photo News. All rights reserved.
About us
Contact us
Submit story
About this site
Cameras directory
Top story
Nikon Speedlight SB-400
Nikon's new dSLR - D40
Nikon's new dSLR - D80
Nikkor 70-200 reviews
Pentax K10D dSLR
Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1
Portrait Pro review
New articles
Stock photo that sells
Underwater cameras
Underwater photography
Popular cameras
Our friends
Dizajn Zona
Rentalio Vacation Rentals