Photoshop Tips: Designing frames for your favourite images

Step 1: Create a new image with width of 600px and height of 400px.

Step 2: Place any image that you want to into this new image, like the one below.

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Step 3: Create a new layer and place this layer behind the image you have placed. Fill this new layer with any gradient color. (I have chosen blue and white.)

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Step 4: Select Filter -> Distort -> Twirl. You will get a window like this,

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Step 5: Set the numbers as shown in the figure in your window and click OK. You can see the changes in your image as the one below.

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Step 6: You are almost done by designing a frame for your image. Now just to add some more effects to it select the baby image and create a drop shadow using the blending options. See the figure below once the shadow is dropped.

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Step 7: That’s it, you have done. If you feel like adding some more creative work in the photo, just add an image that I have added here.

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Ravi Shankar

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