14
Feb
2013

How to Add Reflection in Photoshop

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In this photoshop tutorial we will learn how to add reflection in images.

1) Create a new document in photoshop.
File -> New

2) Type some text. Here I am typing “ReflectioN”. You can change font and color of the text.

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3) Now we have to create a duplicate layer of step 2. Right click on layer -> select “Duplicate Layer”

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4) Select duplicate layer. And flip it vertically.
Edit -> Transform -> Flip Vertical

Drag the image downward. It should look like this.

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5) Right click “Reflection copy” layer and select “Blending options” and than select “Gradient Overlay”.

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6) Check “reverse” box. Click on gradient color bar. Select left color same as the color of the original¬† text. Select right color same as the color of background. Here text color is black and background color is white. Click OK

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7) Hold mouse at bottom of inverted image and slowly move the mouse upward. Drag mouse until you get something like this.

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You can also change opacity of the reflected image as per requirement.

This is how you can do reflection in photoshop. Here I have done reflection of text, in similar manner we can also do reflection of images.

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Name: Ravi Shekhar
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