1. Open the image you want to turn into a globe.
2. In the Layers palette, double-click the lock on the background layer to unlock it.
3. In the Toolbox, select the Elliptical marquee. You may need to click and hold the Rectangular marquee to find it.
4. Hold the opt/shift (mac) or alt/shift (pc), click and drag out from the center of the picture making a perfect circle the size of the globe you desire.
5. Delete everything on the outside of your circle by inverting your selection and deleting.
6. Do this by pressing cmd/shift-I (mac) or ctrl/shift-I (pc) to invert the selection then press delete.
7. Invert the selection again with cmd/ctrl-shift-I.
8. From the Filter menu, select Distort then Spherize.
9. In the Dialog box, adjust the Amount to 100.
10. In the Layers palette, click on the New layer icon (dogear).
11. From the Edit menu, select Fill selection.
12. In the Dialog box, select White from the Content: Use drop down box.
13. In the Layers palette, change the Blending mode of the new layer to Multiply.
14. Deselect the marching ants by using cmd/ctrl-D.
15. In the Effects tab at the top right, click on the second icon Layer Styles.
16. Select Bevel from the drop down box.
17. Click on the fourth Bevel over called Simple Inner then click the Apply button.
18. In the Layers palette, double-click the fx on the top layer.
19. In the Dialog box, slide the adjustment full to the right.
20. Adjust the Lighting angle to 135-140.
21. Merge the layers with keyboard shortcut cmd/ctrl-shift-E or cmd/ctrl-E.
22. Scale the image using cmd/ctrl-T and dragging one of the corner handles to reduce the size to half.
23. In the Toolbox, select the Move tool and center the globe.
24. Duplicate the layer using cmd/ctrl-J.
25. In the Layers palette, click on the bottom layer.
26. From the Image menu, select Rotate then Flip layer vertical.
27. Move the image so the two globes touch at the bottom.
28. In the Layers palette, click on the Layer mask icon.
29. Reset the default colour palettes by pressing D on the keyboard.
30. In the Toolbox, select the Gradient tool.
31. In the Options bar, verify you are on Linear gradient and White to Black.
32. Starting from where the two globes touch, click and drag a line toward the bottom of the canvas.
33. Add a new transparent layer by clicking on the New layer icon in the Layers palette.
34. In the Toolbox, click on the Elliptical marquee.
35. Draw a thin ellipse in between the two globes making sure you are on the transparent layer between the two globes.
36. From the Edit menu, select Fill selection and choose black from the Content: Use drop down box.
37. Deselect the marching ants by pressing cmd/ctrl-D.
38. From the Filter menu, select Blur then Gaussian blur.
39. Adjust the slider until the ellipse looks like a shadow.
40. From the Toolbox, select the Move tool and move the shadow to the right due to the light emanating from the top left.
41. From the Layers palette, cmd/ctrl-click on the New layer icon to add a layer below the bottom layer.
42. Click in the foreground and background colours and pick two colors that are similar with one being slightly darker than the other.
43. From the Toolbox, select the Gradient tool.
44. In the Options bar, select the Radial gradient.
45. Click on the center of your canvas and drag outward towards the corner.
46. In the Layers palette, click on the reflection layer.
47. Change the Blending mode to Soft Light.
48. Skew the reflection by clicking cmd/ctrl-T.
49. Hold down the cmd/ctrl key and grabbing the bottom right handle and skewing it to the right.
50. Repeat and skew the lower left handle to the right.
51. In the Toolbox, click on the Move tool and move the reflection to the right.
52. From the File menu, select Save then choose Photoshop document. This will give you a document with all the layers intact so you can adjust photo in the future.
53. From the File menu, select Save as then choose JPEG. This will merge all the layers and allow all computers and browsers to view the image.
For written instructions, go to http://www.scribd.com/doc/82817302