This tutorial shows you how to create a mirror image effect in Photoshop, turning one side of your photo into a mirror reflection of the other! Step by step for Photoshop CC and CS6.
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To mirror an image in Photoshop, start by opening the image you want to mirror (0:22). Unlock the Background layer (0:34), then add canvas space to both sides of the image (0:57). Add a guide in the vertical center of the document (1:50). Select the Move Tool (2:16), and then drag the part of the image you want to mirror to one side of the guide (2:20). Select the image (2:30), then reshape the selection sing Transform Selection so that only the part you're going to mirror is selected.(2:53). Copy the selection to a new layer (3:40), and the flip the image to mirror it using Free Transform (4:00). Remove the guide (5:07). Then, trim away the extra canvas space with the Crop Tool (5:15). And there we have it! That's how to create a mirror image in Photoshop!
Now that you know the basics of how to mirror an image in Photoshop, in the next video, we take it to the next level by learning how to flip, mirror and rotate images to create eye-catching and amazing designs
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