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3D in Photoshop by Zorana Gee

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CHAPTER 5

Lights, Shadows and Final Rendering

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5.1 Light Types

Photoshop ships with many light presets which you can use to light up your scene. From the 3D Lights panel, you can easily select a preset from the drop-down menu. You can also save light presets to be accessed here or in the Repoussé dialog (Figure 5.1). There are four types of lights you can add or edit in your scene. For a detailed description of these sources, check out Chapter 1: Section 1.4.

Fig 5.1 Default Light presets found in the 3D Lights Panel. Select any preset to change the scene’s lighting.

5.2 Positioning Lights and Keyboard Shortcuts

One way to position lights is to ...

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