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Photoshop Finishing Touches by Education and Curriculum National Association of Photoshop Professionals Senior Developer, Dave Cross

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Technique #35. Lighting Effect

This very simple, yet effective, lighting technique comes from a class taught at Photoshop World by Eddie Tapp. Among his many talents, Eddie comes up with cool techniques that are easy to do but can create a powerful result.

key concepts:

adjustment layers

layer masks

Here’s the image I’ll use for this technique.

Step One.
Click on the Create New Adjustment Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers palette, ...

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