Simple Way To Apply a DUAL LIGHTING Effect In Photoshop!

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!

Tutorial Assets

353 – Create a Dual Lighting Effect in Photoshop (12825 downloads )

Final Image

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Steve Lemuel

very happy to join you sir


Thanks for this step-by-step tutorial. It’s just what I need to edit my photos and take it up a notch.