A nice warm color on your photo helps a lot in making it look more natural and leaves one feeling calm just by looking at it.
Today’s video I am going to share to you how to add a nice glow on your Sunset and Sunrise images.
Video: Adding a Warm Glow on Your Images
Here are the steps for you to follow:
(View the video for full details and explanations)
- Load image in Photoshop
- Add a Solid Color Adjustment Layer
- Change the Color using the Color Picker Click Ok
- Change the Blend mode to Overlay
- Reduce the Opacity depending on the image I have set it to 15-30% range or lower.
Note: Using a Solid Color Fill Layer allows you to be able to change the color very easily.
- Mask the effect on some areas of the images.
- Click on the Layer mask, select the brush tool with a black foreground color,
then increase the brush size.
- Brush the effect on to the layer mask where you want the effect be applied.
Note: You can take this onto the next level by using the Luminosity Mask.
- You can do the whole process by using an Action Set.
- Remove the Solid Color Layer.
- Click on the Actions Panel
- Select PPM Action 1
- Click on the Warm Highlight and run it.
- This will give you a new group which contains the solid color layer as well as the luminosity mask.
- Use a white brush to apply onto the sky. This will show the effect onto the sky.
- This effect will only be applied to the highlight of the image which will yield to a better and more natural result.
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