Simple Way To Apply a DUAL LIGHTING Effect In Photoshop!

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Learn this simple yet powerful technique to apply a dual lighting effect in Photoshop!

This tutorial is part of my Photoshop in-app tutorials. You can open the tutorial image directly from Photoshop and follow the coach mark overlays to follow along. You will need Photoshop 2021 (22.5) and newer.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Gradient Maps, Blending Modes, and Layer Masks to create the illusion of two lights of different colors hitting the main subject.

I hope you enjoy this power-packed tutorial! Thank you so much for watching!

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00:00 – Introduction
00:15 – Photoshop In-App Tutorials
01:23 – Dual Lighting Effect Explanation
01:40 – Select the Main Subject
01:55 – Create a Layer Group and Apply a Mask
02:20 – Create a Black and White Adjustment Layer
02:35 – Set The Default Foreground and Background Colors
02:45 – Create the Blue Gradient Map
03:42 – Mask Out The Blue Color From The Right Side
04:27 – Create the Red Gradient Map
05:20 – Final Thoughts


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