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Image Based 3D Lights in Photoshop

July 23, 2013

Photoshop CS6 and later offers the traditional light sources for your 3D models: infinite lights, point lights, and spot lights, all fully customizable. However, there's another kind of light - an "image based light," or IBL - that has some special features. We can use any image as a light source, and in doing so, we can help our 3D model to more closely match the colors of its environment, adding an extra touch of realism. [More]

Lighting 3D in Photoshop CS6

May 14, 2013

In a continuation of my series on learning 3D in Photoshop CS6 today's topic is lighting your models. Learn the different types of lights that are available in Photoshop's 3D space, and how to control and manipulate them for best effect. [More]

3D Text Video Animations in Photoshop CS6

May 8, 2012

This will be a two part tip, and in today's video we will focus just on creating the reflective text, using image-based lighting. Stay tuned for next week's follow up, in which we'll learn how to animate the text and add even more lighting effects, all with the new power of video editing in Photoshop CS6. [More]