106 Tutorials for Really Cool Photo Manipulations

Learning to manipulate photos, either for an abstract outcome or just to enhance something real is a great way to expand one’s own Photoshop skills. Here is a massive list of 108 tutorials just for those who would like to do more photo manipulations.

1. How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation

Fantasy Photo Manipulation

2. Create an Explosive Cover with Precise Photo Manipulation Techniques

Explosive Cover

3. How to Design a Dramatic Winged Dragon with Photoshop

Winged Dragon

4. Photo Manipulation: Lonely Fairy

Lonely Fairy

5. Storm Effect

Storm Effect

6. The Garden

The Garden

7. Making of a Mythical Encounter

Mythical Encounter

8. Create a Nuclear Explosion Effect

Nuclear Explosion Effect

9. Applying a Realistic Tattoo

Realistic Tatoo

10. Using Ink Drops in Your Digital Compositions

Ink Drops

11. Creating a Smoke Fading Effect

Fading Smoke Effect

12. Eye Manipulation

Eye Manipulation

13. How to Create an Abstract Photo Manipulation

Abstract Photo

14. Photo Manipulating an Image into a Realistic Night Scene

Realistic Night Scene

15. Transform a Person into an Alien

Alienize

16. Vibrant Photo Manipulation

Vibrant Photo Manipulation

17. Create a Face Shattering Effect

Face Shattering Effect

18. Bloody Method Photoshop Tutorial

Bloody Effect

19. Age Progression

Age Progression

20. Modern Ruins

Modern Ruins

21. Alien Photo Manipulation Photoshop Tutorial

22. Landscape photo manipulation

23. Create a dynamic butterfly inspired photo manipulation

24. How to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation with Twisting Water

25. Combine Photo Elements to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation

Surreal Photo Manipulation

26. Alien Invasion

27. Blissful Landscape Photo Manipulation Photoshop Tutorial

28. How to Create a Cute Green Apple Photo Manipulation

29. Design an Epic Fantasy Scene with Photoshop

30. Creating Medusa With Photo Manipulation

Creating Medusa

31. Create a High Flying Snowboard Illustration

32. Scared Photo manipulation Tutorial

33. How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces

34. Eery Eye Photo Manipulation

35. Blissful Landscape Photo Manipulation

Blissful Landscape

36. Manipulating a WW2 Fighter Aircraft

37. Making of a Sexy Humanoid

38. Design an Epic Fantasy Scene with Photoshop

39. End of the World Photo Manipulation

40. How to Turn Tom Cruise into an Alien

Tom Cruise Alien

41. Hulk Eyes Effect

42. Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop

43. The Making of Mystic

44. Comic Book Photo Effect

45. How to Make Digital Photos Look like Lomo Photography

Lomo Photography

46. Artistic Sepia / Colorizing Effect

47. High Contrast Black & White Ad

48. Create a Five-color Magazine Cover using a Spot Metallic

49. Dark Grunge Photo Effect

50. Basic Graduated Neutral Density Filter

Density Filter

51. Colorizing A Photo With Multiple Colors In Photoshop

52. Intensify A Dull Sky

53. Basic Sepia Tone Old Photo Effect

54. Infrared Photo Effect In Photoshop

55. Photoshop Tutorials: Create Silky Smooth Waterfalls

Silky Waterfall

56. Photoshop HDR tutorial

57. How to Create Professional HDR Images

58. Creating a fragmented golden phone

59. Photoshop Puzzle Effect

60. Design a Photo Manipulation from Sketch to Color

Sketch

61. Create a Magical Image using Photo Manipulation

62. Texture Photo Manipulation

63. Making of a Forest Magical Scene

64. How to Turn Humdrum Photos into Cinematic Portraits

65. Dreamy photo effect

Dreamy Photo

66. Lighting a Giant Elephant

67. How to Replace a Sky in Photoshop

68. Photoshop Sunglass Reflections Effect

69. Photoshop Effects: Telling Stories With Shadows

70. Making of a Forest Magical Scene

Magical Forest Scene

71. Mysterious Hollow

72. Mysterious Lightning

73. Fairy Night Eye

74. Create a Scenic Photomanipulation

75. Creating a vector composite effect from a photo

Vector Composite

76. Learn How to Create a Fiery Demon Montage

77. Transform Photo into Watercolor Painting

78. Manipulating a WW2 Fighter Aircraft

79. Orange Porsche. Fruit Skin

80. Grunge Photo Edges

Grunge Photo Edges

81. Self-initiated abstract art

82. Tutorial: Privateers

83. How to Drastically Change the Mood and Color Tone of Your Image in Photoshop

84. Photo manipulation: Jump for joy

85. The Fantasy – Photo Effect

Fantasy Photo Effect

86. Autumn portrait photo effect

87. You Will Stand Alone Photo manipulation

88. Give a fantasy look to a normal face by adding cracks

89. Midnight Magic – Photo Manipulation

90. Fortunate Photoshop Photo manipulation

Fortunate

91. How To Create A Ripping And Tearing Poster Effect

92. How to Mold Paint Splatter to a Face in Photoshop

93. Design an Awesome Space Dancer Scene with Nebula Texture in Photoshop

94. Create an Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration

95. Bringing a Static Car to Life

Fast Car

96. How To Create a Post Apocalyptic Photo Manipulation

97. Making of a Scary Mental Hospital Scene

98. Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps in Photoshop

99. Faking Tilt-Shift Miniature Photography

100. Grunge City – Photo Manipulation

Grunge City

101. Create a Space Invaders Poster

102. Making Sense of the Warp Tool – It’s All About the Lines

103. Make a photo look like many combined snapshots in photoshop cs4

104. Combine Photo Elements to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation

105. Making of “Color Combustion”, A Photo Manipulation

Color Combustion

106. How to Create a Flaming Photo Manipulation

Written By Kayla

Kayla Knight is a 20 year old college student, part-time web developer, freelancer, and blogger. Webitect is where she spends too much of her freetime, sharing interesting finds and valuable resources. Be sure to check out her portfolio.

6 Comments

  1. Kawsar Ali

    July 9th, 2009 at 02:03 pm

    Whoa that a lot of stuff to go over. Thanks for sharing

  2. Ramsay

    July 9th, 2009 at 07:14 pm

    Incredible. Thanks Kayla. A few of them are super handy. Great work.

  3. Mathan Vibranarayanan

    July 10th, 2009 at 06:50 am

    Thanks for the awesome collections…. hope all success in your life…

  4. Chris

    July 12th, 2009 at 09:19 pm

    Hey, I was looking to get in touch with you but the contact form on the site is broken. The Captcha doesn’t accept entries regardless of their validity.

    Any other way I could contact you?

  5. Kayla

    July 12th, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    @Chris

    Sorry, it was working at one point. I’ve put up my regular email so you can get in contact with me directly. I’ll try to mess with the form tomorrow to find out what’s going on with it; thanks for letting me know!

  6. sickdesigner

    August 21st, 2009 at 01:50 am

    Thank you very much for including my tutorial, Jump for Joy (84) !
    Great list of the best photo manipulation tutorials on the web!