This quick tutorial will show how to add a really cool dreamy or misty effect to your photos. This tutorial works best with nature related images.
1. Begin by choosing an image, preferably something nature related. I chose this:
2. Go to image>adjustments>levels (CTRL+L) and brighten the image a bit. You may also go to image>adjustments>brightness/contrast. This is what I came up with:
3. Hit ‘D’ on your keyboard to reset your foreground and background colors. Then hit ‘X’ to switch them so your foreground color is white. Next, Go to filter>distort>diffuse glow and apply similar settings to this:
You should get something close to this: