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Create an Elegant Lighting Effect Using Photoshop
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We are going to use Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. You can always apply the same idea to your image and other objects you like.
You may wonder how to change a normal plant or a tree image into something special. That is not difficult. You can change the plant image into something like from legend. This tutorial will include comprehensive skills about how you can create this special scene.
The techniques below will show you how to create an image similar to the final result I have obtained below although the image below took 3 hours to paint with alot of fine detail work, you will still get the idea.At the end, the layers merged its easier to use the color dodge tool to brush the edge of the planets making them ‘glow’.
Color adjustment skills are very useful especially when you are doing Photos combination. To mix your image with different backgrounds, you have to adjust your photo colors. Here will show you some skills to transform a normal image to be a cold scene.