I recently stumbled upon this tutorial on how to turn a normal city scene into a massive flood. Obviously, no one is going to flood their pictures for their photo essays, but there are a lot of good techniques used in the tutorial.
The tutorial shows you how to turn this London street:
Into this flooded disaster:
The tutorial uses a variety of techniques to alter and enhance the photo. Some of the more relevant techniques used are:
I attempted the tutorial with a picture of a bridge in Pittsburgh. This was the final product:
Hopefully someone can use some of these techniques to enhance their photo essays. I won’t go into the details of how to create the scene, but if you want to try the tutorial (or learn more about the techniques) you can find it here: