25 Outstanding Photoshop Lighting Effect Tutorials

Photoshop allows designers to create amazing things with their creativity. Lighting effects can be done in Photoshop a number of different ways, and the results can be quite impressive. In this post we’ll feature 25 tutorials from various designers that teach how to create amazing lighting effects. If you see something you want to learn, click through and follow the steps of the designer.

How to Enhance Your Subjects with Striking Lighting Effects in Photoshop

How to Enhance Your Subjects with Striking Lighting Effects in Photoshop

The Making of Constant Slip

The Making of Constant Slip

Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

Abduzeedo 2010 Light Effects in Photoshop

Abduzeedo 2010 Light Effects in Photoshop

Create a Fantastic Abstract Fan Poster

Create a Fantastic Abstract Fan Poster

How to Create Amazing Light Effects in Photoshop

How to Create Amazing Light Effects in Photoshop

Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop

Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop

Design a Shining Girl Poster with Awesome Lighting Effect in Photoshop

Design a Shining Girl Poster with Awesome Lighting Effect in Photoshop

Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

Recreating Solar Eclipse in Space

Recreating Solar Eclipse in Space

Create a Realistic Space Scene from Scratch with Photoshop

Create a Realistic Space Scene from Scratch with Photoshop

Create a Realistic Outer Space Scene in Photoshop

Create a Realistic Outer Space Scene in Photoshop

Lost in Space Typography in Photoshop

Lost in Space Typography in Photoshop

Easy Star Light in Photoshop

Easy Star Light in Photoshop

Design Eye-Catching Laser Particle Abstract Effect in Photoshop

Design Eye-Catching Laser Particle Abstract Effect in Photoshop

Create Grungy Style Artwork, Mixing with Great Lighting and Shattered Effect in Photoshop

Create Grungy Style Artwork, Mixing with Great Lighting and Shattered Effect in Photoshop

Design a Stylish Retro Gameboy Poster in Photoshop

Design a Stylish Retro Gameboy Poster in Photoshop

Design a Space Inspired iPhone Advert

Design a Space Inspired iPhone Advert

TRON Grid

TRON Grid

Creating Cardiac Rate Effect

Creating Cardiac Rate Effect

How to Duplicate Professional Camera Filter in Photoshop

How to Duplicate Professional Camera Filter in Photoshop

How to Make a Stylish Glowing Box in Photoshop

How to Make a Stylish Glowing Box in Photoshop

How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in Photoshop

How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in Photoshop

How to Create Vibrant Light Effects from Scratch

How to Create Vibrant Light Effects from Scratch

Create a Glowing Effect Scene in Photoshop

Create a Glowing Effect Scene in Photoshop

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Published April 7th, 2010 by

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  • aledesign.it, April 8, 2010

    Greatful post! add to my twitter! Fantastic all links! Thanks a lot for inspire!

  • Digital Photography, April 8, 2010

    Really nice list, my fav is the Realistic IES Lighting Effect in Photoshop.

  • deArte Gallery, April 8, 2010

    Great and very informatice blog. Thank you for really good job. Greetings:)

  • Princo, April 8, 2010

    Great, very nice.

  • hfng, April 8, 2010

    Excellent. Very nice. Thanks!
    Love your blog btw. I have it in my feed mashup.

    http://www.reddotstudio.ch/rds-feeds

  • Thank you for sharing this photoshop tutorials and I really like it

  • yeanii, April 9, 2010

    Hi very good this photoshop tutorials will visit again keep up the good work

  • Lena Tailor, April 9, 2010

    Nice collection.. Will keep me busy for a while. Thanks.

  • Dallas Web Design, April 11, 2010

    ahhh. this is awesome!. thanks for the links. well def bookmark.

  • awesome, April 11, 2010

    I love posts like this, smashing mag does them all the time too. Thanks for making them click through.

  • Franco, April 12, 2010

    Thanks for this great list, lighting effects are my favs photoshop effects, you can accomplish great things with this.

  • Simon | Profit Duck, April 12, 2010

    First couple with the people in are great. Will have to try some of them out. Thanks for the links :) Off to do ‘The Making of Constant Slip’ now ;)

  • Tutorial Lounge, April 12, 2010

    this beautiful roundup fully contained with tips and techniques about famous designing tool, beautiful trainings. thanks

  • Ash Blue Web Design, April 13, 2010

    Interesting, but when you look at the tutorials it seems that your light effects are only as good as your stock photography.

  • el terminali, April 14, 2010

    interesting photoshop works, ı like working on photoshop and corel

  • Altereggoner, April 16, 2010

    Great post and great web, congrats!
    It goes to my favourites and I suscribe ;)

  • Brett Widmann, December 10, 2010

    These are really cool tutorials. Thanks for sharing.

  • luisMex, January 27, 2011

    does it matters the type of color profile and all that stuff, u know what im talking about, im asking cause i had made several tuts, and instead of getting the same result, i got something bizare LOL,

    Please help me and tell me what could be wrong.