Hello guys, here is the free photoshop action to add realistic water reflections and ripples to your photos. I already uploaded step by step video tutorial to this effect, but I Don’t want to waste my time repeating the same steps to achieve a certain effect.
So i created this action that can be extremely useful time saver. use this free Photoshop action instead of performing the same steps over and over on an image.
To get started, first download action from my website for free. Then install the action.
To do that open actions panel, click on the Actions Palette button on the right of the actions menu and click on the “Load Actions” option.
This allows you to navigate to any actions on your computer and load them instantly into Photoshop.
Water Reflections Photo Effect Tutorial :
Let’s see how this actions works.
First open any photo.
Take crop tool and remove some bottom portions of a photo to add a water reflection from there.
Hit the “Play” button to perform the action on the photograph.
Save .psd and Click save button with maximum compatibility.
Find a displacement map and select .psd image we made earlier.
If you want more smooth ripples then double click on displace smart filter.
set the Horizontal and vertical Scale to 10. add displacement map again.
Change motion blur radius to your preference depands on size of your photo.
Finally adjust opacity of Shadow, Haze, Color layers to your liking.
Crop the image size, Resize and re-position to your liking.
That’s it. we’re done.