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How do I make this image in image effect?

An easier way than masks: using blends. Here's how I would go about creating the first one: Grab yourself a picture of a cityscape. Make it greyscale if it isn't already. Next, grab yourself a ...
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Photoshop: how to replicate this text effect?

That just looks like some type with a texture overlay. Write some text... Find an appropriate texture[1]... Clip the texture to the type. You can either do that through the menu (Layer → ...
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How to convert any fabric to look like leather / latex?

One of the problems with the example image is that it's a very noisy jpeg with with noticeable jpeg compression artifacts. It would be better to start with a RAW image file straight from the camera. ...
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Does anyone know how to create this kind of pattern design in Illustrator or Photoshop?

To create such organic looking shapes, it's IMO best to use some randomness as a starting point for your design. Thankfully some design tools (e.g. Photoshop) come with a handy "Clouds" ...
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What is this style or technique called I can't find any info about it?

I can't tell you if this technique has a name as such. You are certainly on the right track with Posterize and Threshold, but I believe the main "effect" used here is the color mode Indexed ...
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How do you achieve this colorful chrome effect?

I'd use a Bevel and Emboss effect, combined with a Satin effect, and a curves Adjustment layer to modify the colours. It's difficult to get the colours exactly the same, since I have no idea what ...
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How can I create a "crazy mirror" distorted portrait in Photoshop?

To truly make this effect you need a physical mirror. In the examples you show the faces are seen from multiple angles in the same image. That is not achievable in Photoshop, but we can have some fun ...
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How to achieve this glitch text effect in Adobe Photoshop?

Here's one possible method . . . Make sure everything is just one layer - flatten all layers if necessary. Create a new transparent layer above, and using the Clone tool, Clone little pieces of text ...
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Does anyone know how to create this kind of pattern design in Illustrator or Photoshop?

If you follow your own link and scroll a bit down, it's explained and exemplified how the patterns were made. It seems that the patterns are in fact closeup photographs of Poison dart frogs. So you ...
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How can this bitmap-style text effect be achieved?

Here's how to create something similar in Photoshop... Create a low res, greyscale document and add your text in a layer as a 50% tint of black (the 50% will give the checkerboard effect later). ...
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How do I recreate this overlay/design in photoshop?

I'm just adding to Danielillo's already-excellent answer, and with one variant from his approach - but it's still basically the same thinking - that's why I stole his image so brazenly! What I'm doing ...
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How can I modify an image to have colors that flow into each other and what is this effect called?

It's the Radial Gradient Tool Double click on layer or right click and select Blending Options. Check Gradient Overlay and change mode to Radial as shown in image. Drag your cursor above image to ...
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How can I reproduce this linen print texture?

There's a lot of different tricks to achieve this. I usually do it something like this: Base material layer first, then all designs and on the top a copy of the material. In the layer style panel ...
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Replicating a backlit effect in Photoshop?

Sorry, but you won't be able to easily replicate the look of that image in Photoshop. It's actually a lighting technique, not a Photoshop technique. This is called backlighting the subject, or ...
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Effect where the photo appears inside the photo

I searched for 'infinite recursion' and stumbled on the answer: the Droste effect, also referred to as mise en abyme. A formal technique of placing a copy of an image within itself, often in a way ...
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How can I create a "crazy mirror" distorted portrait in Photoshop?

I think Rafael is right. The effect was made using one of those "crazy mirrors" you can find at a funfair. In the last image you can actually see the side of the head of the subject looking ...
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What is this style or technique called I can't find any info about it?

Looks like the Noise Dither pattern you get when converting to Indexed Colour Mode, with a low number of colours. For example zoomed detail
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How can I reproduce this linen print texture?

The Campcraft image has plenty of low resolution imaging and JPG artifacts, but it looks like a photo of real fabric could do the job. You seem to know that. There are whole bunch of other tricks ...
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How do I make this image in image effect?

The effect is commonly referred to (but wrongly named) as double exposure but this is merely just clipping an image based on a selection. How this is done Make a selection of your person with the ...
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What is this DoF effect called?

Its called Bokeh (Wikipedia) from the Japanese word for Blur. Its the light refraction of out of focus areas on a lens. The shape of it will differ depending on the number of blades on the aperture. ...
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How can I recreate this bubble wrap effect on my photos?

Find or take a photograph of some bubble wrap. Open an image you want to use Copy and paste, or place the bubble wrap image as a new layer Set the layer blending mode to Overlay You can also ...
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Mirror an image with stretched pixels arced between

Here is a potential solution for achieving the effect in your post. Starting image Select and delete any section you don't want in the final image. Duplicate and mirror Select the pixels on the ...
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Angled drop shadow on transparent background

The drop shadow tool has limitations. When you need custom shadows you have to draw them. If you draw the shadow as a shape and apply effects like glow or feather to soften it you can save the image ...
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How to obtain this effect using Photoshop CS6?

I would start by selecting the Polygonal Lasso Tool and then outlining the mailbox. Ideally, you would use the Pen Tool for more precise results, but you wanted simple/quick Then, create a Hue/...
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Photoshop: how to recreate this uneven noise effect?

Add a new layer above the artwork layers, and click Edit > Fill - choose 50% grey. Click Filter > Noise > Add noise. Set it to something like 16%, uniform, monochromatic. Set the layer mode in the ...
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