The designers are always in search of new stock images that they can use for free in their personal and commercial projects. There are many sites that provide free stock photos and many collections with such websites. I have picked for this list 6 of the best free stock websites that I use on a regular basis. Sites like pixabay, deviantArt and flickr are for sure worth to be mentioned in this list.
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To create a planet in Photoshop you need a planet terrain texture, some PS skills and digital painting techniques. Although it is not very hard to make your own planet in Photoshop it might require a lot of time to create a realistic looking effect. So it is easier to choose a ready to use premade planet stock image and integrate it into your photo manipulations along with other elements like stars, meteorites, galaxy space backgrounds, space ships and so on. So here is a list with creative planets that you can use for free. The list also includes some useful editable PSD files.
Amazing hand picked dark horror premade backgrounds that you can use for free in your photo manipulations. These background are really useful and you save a lot of time using them in Photoshop. They also serve as a great inspirational material if you want to create your own creepy landscapes. There are some horror elements that will help you create a Gothic background. For example you can use angel and religious statue, grave, graveyard, skull, ruins, abandoned castles, night, moon, night forest and many more. Hope you will find this list useful.
A premade background is actually a photo manipulation that can be used to create other photo manipulations. Using such a premade background makes your work so much easier and has the advantage that can be reused many times in different compositions. If I find a nice background I will not hesitate to use it in my Photoshop artworks and tutorials. In today's list I have gathered some amazing underwater photo manipulations that you can use as premade background for free.
Photo manipulation wouldn't exist without the stock images that we use to create them in Photoshop. So no wonder that the free stock images websites are really popular among us. I am using images from deviantart for most of my photo manipulations so I spend a lot of time searching for the best photos. In this collection I have gathered for you beautiful fantasy backgrounds that you can use in Photoshop. These premade backgrounds are in fact Photoshop art works that you can use as scene setup for your photo manipulations.