10 Easy To Understand Photoshop Tutorials on Lighting Effects

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Most designers find Photoshop very versatile. Photoshop tutorials on lighting effects is highly sought after. Although mainly used in photography, this favorite software of designers bridges different kinds of needs, from typography to web design.

Not to exaggerate, Photoshop can supply all your design needs. Today, we will be highlighting a very particular need. This article is directed mainly to graphic designers and photo enthusiasts but could be a very good springboard to web designers too. With lightning effects added in your photos, you will be able to add more dynamism and professionalism in your designs. In short, it would make your awesome website more awesome. How cool is that?

The need I am talking about is lighting effects. In photography and graphic design, lighting is very important because it stimulates the vision to think or perceive a certain period of the day. Light, in these specific art forms, creates the illusion of time and space. You can readily make people believe that you took a certain photo at night just because the lighting says so. One can also confuse a picture to be taken at dusk when in fact it’s otherwise just because the light says so. Having said that, it is important to put in mind these reminders and master the art of lighting.

For beginners, you’ll find these tutorials very fun-to-do and instructive. For experts and masters, you’ll find these links refreshing. So here they are:

Nike Ad in Photoshop

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Morning Light in Photoshop

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Lomography Effect

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Rainbow Light Effect

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Light Bulb Text Effect

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Apocalyptic Effect

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Fiery Explosion

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Dynamic Lighting

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Crystallized Effect

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Scarecrow + Sick Background Lighting

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Conclusion

You have to admit that Photoshop is the best editing software when it comes to photos. With its versatility, you can easily play with the lighting of your photos or graphic illustrations. These tutorials are just guides. Remember that you should never stick to them point by point. You should learn how each step works and how can you adjust them for different photos of different scenarios. This way, you can apply the concepts in your everyday designs.

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4 Comments
  • Syntaxxx

    Thursday, January 16th, 2014 16:47

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    Thanks for this roundup! I really like the Nike ad from abduzeedo

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  • jalal mohammadzadeh

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 01:50

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    Thank you so much and i’ve to say that’s great.

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  • Yuvi Sharma

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 01:46

    3

    Great Tutorials. It’s very Simple & straightforward. I have been looking for something like
    this for a while. Thanks for this !! Keep Posting :)

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  • Deepak

    Friday, February 28th, 2014 11:52

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    Thank you ……….. :)

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  • Deepak

    Friday, February 28th, 2014 11:52

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    Thank you ……….. :)

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  • Yuvi Sharma

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 01:46

    3

    Great Tutorials. It’s very Simple & straightforward. I have been looking for something like
    this for a while. Thanks for this !! Keep Posting :)

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  • jalal mohammadzadeh

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 01:50

    2

    Thank you so much and i’ve to say that’s great.

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  • Syntaxxx

    Thursday, January 16th, 2014 16:47

    1

    Thanks for this roundup! I really like the Nike ad from abduzeedo

    0

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