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You must have a selection active in the document for Image > Crop to be available. CS6 may have further required that the selection be rectangular, but I can't remember for certain.
You can get most of the way there by applying a Black & White effect layer and tweaking the settings of the High Contrast Blue preset. Mask out anything you don't want affected. Then apply a level effect layer over the whole business and you should be set. Of course, starting with an appropriate source photo will make all the difference. Here's a very ...
To finish off the effect. use the transform tool to shape the new road perspective. This is a very quick selection using the pen tool to outline the right side foliage. With the new selection in a new layer. Go to Edit -> Transform -> Perspective. There are a couple of different routes you can go with shaping the road. You can mess around with what ...
You could Content-Aware fill (selected the yellow lines with polygon marquee tool, copied and then filled) like so (obviously with a bit more care): Now apply the yellow lines yourself (pasted and summarily distorted, obviously with a bit more care again):
First, car lights don't show in the same way as your example. What is missing from your test is some perspective but also the lights need to be out of the frame of the picture, and higher. Right now your lights are on the road (eg. really on the ground!) I don't know if this is the effect you're looking for, but here is what I did to get to this without ...
I can edit this post tomorrow morning to be more detailed but basically you need to use a pixel mask on the daytime image and then use overlay blend mode or screen to help blend it with the night layer below. Afterwards you'll need to adjust the level slightly on the separate layers to blend things a bit more. But this should be able to be achieved with ...
If you have Adobe Illustrator, you can do the following. Create a grid using the Rectangular Grid tool. Make a gradient mesh. Go to Object > Envelope Distort > Make with Mesh and select the number grid lines of lines you want to distort with. Use the direct select tool and grab the handle of the mesh to distort the grid.
The biggest thing you can do is add an texture to the image. Subtle bumps can often give a feel of depth. I can't see the image you posted so that all the advice I can give.
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