Layer Masking for Lighting Effect

How to use Layer Mask for Lighting Effect in Adobe Photoshop?


  • Learn how to provide lighting effect to an image from this video tutorial.
  • First Open an image to which you want to give lighting effect.
  • Create a "Duplicate Layer", by right clicking in the "Layers Window".
  • Darken the image, choosing "Image -> Adjustments -> Levels" from the menu bar, increase the "Input Level" in the levels window.
  • Mask the layers by selecting "Add Layer Mask" from "Layers Window".
  • Select the "Brush Tool", Set the size as required in the "Options Bar".
  • Drag the mouse over the image to give a lighting effect.

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