Originally Posted by Steve Jordan
I've been able to accomplish decent results using photo source sites, which can be very reasonable in cost depending on what you are looking for. When combined with a little Photoshopping, they can make quite nice covers.
Of course, you might want to consider more abstract cover designs... sometimes, they can be much more effective than trying to strive for photo-realism. Try spending more time with Photoshop by itself... you might surprise yourself.
Yeah... Well, I've created a piece using Photoshop and here's what I *managed* to come up with...