Frame Illusion Tutorial

before and afterCheck out the tutorial below to create your own Frame Illusion Image.
Untitled-1Open your background image in Smart Photo Editor, crop the image and add an effect from the Effect Gallery if needed.Untitled-2Click the Composition button on the right and select New next to Overlay  and pick your Frame image.

Click Select Area, Erase From Selection and work your way the round the unwanted areas. Click the bucket icon to remove the rest of the unwanted areas.Untitled-3Click the Move, Rotate and Scale button and resize and move the frame to your chosen place.Untitled-4Click New next to Overlay and select your last image. Move your image to where you want it, reducing the Opacity helps with this.

Work your way round with Erase From Selection at all the unwanted areas. Zoom in to make sure you get the areas around the frame straight.Untitled-5Your image is now finished and ready to save, if you want to add a shadow click the Image Treatment Button and select areas you want the shadow and reduce the Exposure and Brightness slightly.end image

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Never Ending Illusion Tutorial


Illusions that seem to goes on forever always looks incredible and they are easier to make than you think. Check out the tutorial below:
Untitled-1Open your image up in Smart Photo Editor. Untitled-2Click on the Composite button on the right.Untitled-3Click New next to Overlay and select the same image. Adjust the size of the image so it is distinguishable from the background.
Untitled-4Click the Select Area>Erase From Selection and work your way the object.
Untitled-5Once you have worked your way all the way round click on the Bucket icon that will appear to remove the rest of the unwanted background.
Untitled-6Click on the Move, Rotate and Scale button and move you image so that it fits within itself.Untitled-7Zoom in and go over any parts that weren’t removed or need adding back.Untitled-8Save this as a Jpeg.Untitled-9Click on Composite again and New next to Overlay this time selecting the image you just saved.Untitled-10Just like before reduce the size of your image and work your way round the unwanted pages. Resize and move so it fits within itself again, zooming in might help.
Untitled-11Once again save your image as a Jpeg.Untitled-12Again go to Composite and New under Overlay, selecting this new image and repeat the previous steps again.
Untitled-14Your illusion image is now finished. All that is left to do is save the image and the session.finalsmall

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Amazing Underwater Photo Illusion Tutorial

small amazing underwater illusion

With this tutorial we are taking you underwater to show you what our Smart Photo Editor can do.Untitled-6Open the underwater image up in Smart Photo Editor.
Untitled-7Click on the Composition button on the right hand side.Untitled-14Click on the New button next to Overlay and pick your landscape image.Untitled-8Click the Move, Rotate and Scale button on the left and adjust the size of your image and move in (reduce the Opacity but moving the Opacity slider to position the image where you want it).Untitled-15Once your landscape image is where you want it, click the Select Area button and then the Erase From Selection button.

Now go around the part of the landscape you want to keep, making sure you keep in the line with the turtle behind to get the effect to look more realistic.

Once you have gone around what you are keeping click the Bucket icon that appears to get rid of the rest of the landscape.Untitled-9Zooming in on the image helps with this.Untitled-10Once you have finished with the landscape layer, click the New button next to Overlay again and select the bird image.

This time is is easier to remove the background before resizing. Click on the Select Area button and Erase From Selection then go around the birds.

Click on the Bucket icon when you are done to remove the remainder of the background.
Untitled-11Now click the Move Rotate and Scale button and move the birds.Untitled-12Repeat the above step with the birds again.Untitled-13Once done re-scale and move these birds to near the back of the turtle.Untitled-16Click the Effects Gallery button on the top right hand side.Untitled-4The first effect to be applied is called Hdr, adjusting the Master slider.
Untitled-3Now click the Crop button on the right hand side and crop in on the turtle.

Click Apply when done.Untitled-2Click the Effects Gallery button and this time type Sharpen into the search bar. Adjust the slider down to suit what you want.Untitled-1Click the Effects Gallery button again and on the left hand side search Detail>Contrast. The effect chosen here is called Auto contrast, adjusting the Master slider once again.
small amazing underwater illusionAll now that is left to do is save the image. Creating this amazing image is super easy to do so download your free trial now to try it out for yourself!