Add light with the Lighting Effects filter Photoshop CS6


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Adding light with the Lighting Effects filter

Here we're going to take a look at another filter which allows us to add and remove light in a fascinating way. So let's copy the background layer of this portrait of Shawn Stussy, the mastermind behind the clothing brands Stussy. Let's go ahead and name this new layer, light. Next we'll navigate to our Filter pulldown menu, and here what we're going to choose is Render and then Lighting Effects. This will open up our Lighting Effects dialog, and we have a number of different options and also some controls over here on the right.

Typically, what I find is helpful to do is to click and drag to expand this, so that we can see all the options in the Properties panel. Next in order to get familiar with how to work with this whole dialog, you may want to go to these presets. By selecting some of these presets, you'll start to see how you can add lights which have different colors. You can also add lights which are directional, or you can have multiple lights which shine up...

Adding light with the Lighting Effects filter
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Adding light with the Lighting Effects filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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