A Work in Progress: Lamp

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bird house

Original image

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Use the magic wand tool (noncontiguous) to select the sky. Use the hue/saturation tool to make the sky a dark blue.

Creation of Lamp: Step 1

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Render lighting effects.

Creation of Lamp: Step 2

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Use the Variations tool to make the picture more orange and the shadows more blue and dark.

Creation of Lamp: Step 3

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Use the elliptical marquee tool to select the shadow underneath the birdhouse. Save the selection. Render lens flare in the shadow.

Creation of Lamp: Step 4

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Copy a piece of the bottom part of the lamppost and paste it on the top. Use your saved selection to make it conform.

Creation of Lamp: Step 5

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Render lighting effects for the image again to get the desired effect.

Creation of Lamp: Step 6

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Add more lens flares, this time smaller.

Creation of Lamp: Step 7

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Use the blur tool to make the leaves and the sky come together better and touch up the rest of the image.

Creation of Lamp: Step 8

Final result

Creation of Lamp: Final Result

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