Adding lens flare


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Adding lens flare

Sometimes it's fun to work with filters to simply add some creative effects to your photographs. In this case, I have this wonderful portrait of my daughter Sophia here down at the beach. Now, what I want to do here is I want to add a little bit of a lens flare. Now, the trick with Lens Flare of course is that once you discover it, it's easy to overuse this filter. But then again sometimes it's fun to just play with Photoshop to experiment. Sometime these experiments lead to something that you are going to use in perhaps a little more subtle way. Well, let's experiment and have some fun. There are couple of different ways that we can use this filter.

One technique is to simply copy your Background layer. To do so, press Command+J on a Mac, Ctrl+J on a PC, and name this lens. Next, we are going to navigate to our Filter pulldown menu. We are going to go to Render and then choose Lens Flare. All right. This will open up the Lens Flare dialog, where we can choose different ty...

Adding lens flare
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Adding lens flare provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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