Creating a Realistic Lightning in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a lightning bolt with different styles of effects provided by Adobe Photoshop. Just follow the below steps. I am using Photoshop cs6 and you can use any version as you have it.

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STEPS

STEP 1

Insert the image, Go to file > open > select the image > ok0

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STEP 2

Make a new layer with black n white gradient, diagonally from the top left, to the bottom right.
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STEP 3

Then Go to filter > render > difference cloud
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STEP 4

Go to image > adjustment > invert
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STEP 5

Adjust levels to bring out the lightning, Go to image > adjustment > levels
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STEP 6

Now turn blending mode of the lightening layer in to screen  image

STEP 7

Transform the layer (ctrl + t) and place it on the sky

FINAL RESULT

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Author: Haseeb Khan

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