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Warp Speed Effect

Step 1. Create new document 300px x 300px, background white.

Step 2. Create new layer and fill it with white. Pick Marquee tool, select Fixed Size, Width 300px and Height 10px. Click somewhere on document. Now we have selection 300px x 10px.

Step 3. Go to the Filter - Noise - Add Noise and select values as I did

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Step 4. Press Ctrl + L on keyboard to go to the levels menu. Make histogram look like this:

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Step 5. Press Ctrl + T to Transform selection. Pull the upper side of selection to the top of document and the bottom of selection to the bottom of document. Press enter when finished.

Step 6. Now we have to make our canvas a bit larger so we'll press Ctrl + Alt + C (or go to the Image - Canvas size) and enter values of 600px for height and 600px for weight and set anchor point like I did

Step 7. Copy our layer using Ctrl + J. Apply Transformation Edit - Transform - Flip horizontal. Move this layer to the left.

Step 8. Copy layer using Ctrl + J. Apply Transformation Edit - Transform - Flip vertical. Move this layer to the bottom left corner.

Step 9. Copy layer using Ctrl + J. Apply Transformation Edit - Transform - Flip horizontal. Move this layer to the right.

Step 10. Merge down all the layers using Ctrl + E. Final image should look like this

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Step 11. Invert image using Ctrl + I.

Step 12. Go to the Filter - Distort - Polar Coordinates and select values as I did

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Step 13. Go to the Filter - Blur - Radial Blur and enter these values

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Step 14. Copy this layer by pressing Ctrl + J on keyboard. Set Blending mode of this layer to be Luminosity

Step 15. Now to coloring. Click bottom layer and press Ctrl + U, select Colorize and set these values

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Select top layer (the one which blending mode is Luminosity), press Ctrl + U, once again select Colorize and set these values

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Step 16. Click bottom layer go to the Filter - Blur - Gaussian Blur and set Blur value to 2, then go to Edit - Transform - Rotate 90 CCW. Click OK

Step 17. Click top layer go to the Filter - Render - Lens flare and set these values

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Our final photo looks like this

Warp Speed Effect

See you!

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