How To Create a Tiny Planet Effect

In today’s Photoshop video tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a tiny planet effect, which is a classic Photoshop tutorial subject, but this kind of effect has come back into the limelight with new 3D cameras now being used to produce video footage in the same style. I’ll be covering the process of making the effect with a static image by manipulating it in Photoshop, but as an extra touch, I’ll show you how to superimpose an additional picture of a person to simulate the appearance of those 3D video, as captured by the likes of the GoPro Fusion.

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  1. Love your tutorials. My big take away was your selection method using the channel. I always felt there should be a good way to do that, it never occurred to me to try burning and dodging a specific channel. Thanks a ton.

  2. This is cool! The added effects, like the shadowing, make it that much more believable! LOL
    Awesome tut! Thank you!

  3. gracias chris nunca pensé que esto se pudiera hacer en photoshop .. excelente tutorial

  4. Creating a tiny planet is now easier for me with your comprehensive guide. Thanks for sharing this tutorial.

    Keep inspiring us like this.

  5. LOL, awesome! I’ve seen other tuts about this and got to say, this is the best one yet :)

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