Develop Realistic Lens Flare Techniques in Photoshop CS6


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Creating a realistic lens flare

Another thing that's important to us as photographers is Light. So in the next few movies we're going to take a look at a couple of filters which allow us to work with light in an interesting way. Let's start off by taking a look at, how we can add Lens Flare to a photograph. In order to do that, let's first copy the background layer, press Command+J on a Mac or Ctrl+J on Windows to do that. We'll go ahead and name this one lens flare. Next, we'll navigate to that Filter pulldown menu and we're going to go to Render, and in this Render dialog, we're going to start off with Lens Flare and then in the next movie talk about Lighting Effects. All right! Well here let's click on Lens Flare.

Now Lens Flare is a lot of fun. The trick though with this dialog is that it's really small. You can see I can move this little point of light. What I want to have is this light which is coming kind of over her shoulder. I like shooting towards the sun a lot, and so I...

Creating a realistic lens flare
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Creating a realistic lens flare provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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