Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a lighting effect, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects and Filters (2012).
If you work with studio lighting, then you know taht you're able to create a …wide variety of different effects for any subject you're photographing. …Simply by adjusting the size, position, and number of lights you're using. …We can create similar effects in Photoshop, utilizing the Lighting Effects filter. …Let's take a look at how we can use this filter to add a dramatic effect to a photo. …I'll start off by creating a copy of my Background Image layer. …So, I drag the thumbnail for that Background layer down to the Create New …Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel.…
And then, with that background copy created, I'll go to the Filter menu and …choose Render followed by Lighting Effects. …That will bring up our Lighting Effects controls. …And we can start off by taking a look at the various presets. …On the Options bar, you'll see that the Presets popup offers us a variety of …different options to choose from. Now, with the Lighting Effects filter, …we're able to add multiple lights of multiple types. …
- Working with the Filter Gallery
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Applying a vignette
- Adding motion blur
- Creating a painterly effect with Find Edges
- Smearing with Liquify
- Mapping the image with Trace Contour
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creative Fundamentals
2. Simple Effects
3. Basic Filter Effects
4. Slightly Wild Effects
5. Distorting the Image
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