Although we only need a few stock images for this manipulation, the real challenge will be to create the illumination and the night ambient. It took me a while until I found the right combination of blend modes and Adjustment Layers that worked.
If you’ve already seen my Manipulation Secrets episodes, many of the techniques used here will make sense for you because I’m applying the same ones here. I will try to give you as many details as I can anyways. If you’re not advanced, try to use the same layer names as me because it will be easier for you to follow along. Let’s start.