Effects sunset in photoshop
This article will guide you to create sunset effect in photoshop with these easy steps.
Step 1: Launch Photoshop, choose File> Open, browse to the image file to create a sunset effect. In this article, I get the scene shot of Sydney Opera House during the day to do illustration.
Step 2: Choose Tools Brush tool (B key) with a soft brush (soft brush) color (# AD651A), opacity of the brush (Opacity) about 10%.
Then you paint onto the surface image, simply paint a thin layer to change the background color of the scene as shown below, should not be too thick paint will damage the color layout.
Step 3: Click the Adjustment Layer icon (half black half white circle) is located below the Layers panel, select Curves, then set the anchor points with coordinates (Output / Input) as shown below in order to reduce the brightness of the image .
Step 4: Create a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + N) is less than 1 Curves layer, named Layer 2. Press the D key and press the Alt + Delete to fill the black for the entire Layer 2.
Go to menu Filter> Render> Lens Flare, click a corresponding point on a black background with sun position (boundary between sky and sea), and set the remaining parameters as shown below.
On the menu Filters> Blur> Gaussian Blur, set the Radius value of 10 pixels.
Step 5: Go back to Layer 2, you select Tools Brush tool (B key) to yellow green soft brush (# FFE01A), transparency (opacity) of about 10%. Fill light from the sun towards the center around, corresponding to the sun’s rays as the sun sets.
Step 6: Set the blend mode to Linear Dodge (Add) for Layer 2.
Press Ctrl + J to duplicate the layer 2, set the blending mode to Screen new layer duplicate, and the Opacity to 40%.
At this point, you’ve got a picture with photography sunset, with the sun and sun tan.
By incorporating additional functions such as custom colors enhance Levels, Curves, Colour Balance, … you will get better results as shown below.
Wish you success!