Add a light source with Lighting Effects Photoshop CS6


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Adding a light source with Lighting Effects

One of the downsides of the previous version of Photoshop was that you couldn't access the Render Lighting Effects unless you opened up Photoshop in 32-bit mode, and this just wasn't that practical. And beyond that, the Render > Lighting Effects dialog, well, was antiquated and small and hard to use. Well, that has completely changed inside of this version of Photoshop. And this filter, it's incredibly powerful. Well, here you can see in this document we have two layers. I want to apply this filter to the topmost layer. So go ahead and click in that layer.

The next thing I want you to do is to navigate to your Filter pulldown menu and then choose Render and then select Lighting Effects. This will open up the Lighting Effects dialog. Now for starters, you'll notice that we have panels on the right and also some options up top. Let's talk about these options. Well, here you can see we can add new lights. And as you hover over them, you can see you have different light ty...

Adding a light source with Lighting Effects
Video duration: 6m 26s 3h 33m Intermediate Updated Dec 11, 2012

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

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