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Lighting 3D in Photoshop CS6

photoshop 3d lightingI’m back with more 3D goodness 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.

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Mike has been a photographer, artist, educator, and technophile for most of his life. Early in his career, he created technical illustrations and photographs for electronic equipment manufacturers, and taught classes in computer aided drafting and 3D modeling software. When digital cameras became widely available in the late 1990s, the move was a natural one, and has led to a happy combination of technology, software, photography and art. Mike is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and Acrobat, and is well versed in Lightroom and Photoshop Elements, as well as Illustrator and InDesign. He has also contributed his time and efforts to the excellent work being done by Operation Photo Rescue, in restoring photographs damaged by natural disasters. As an active member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, he continues his quest for excellence in art, excellence in design, and excellence in education.

2 Comments on Lighting 3D in Photoshop CS6

  1. I often encounter a problem with 3D lights that you may be able to help me overcome. Regularly, when I render a scene, I get a colour shift. I can leave the lights, often just an infinite light, at the default settings except for position. Everything looks fine until I render. Lately, things begin to turn red in areas with some shadow and yellow in the bright areas. I’m thinking it is something unique to my computer or copy of CS6. Occasionally, this does not happen. I can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong or how to adjust things to overcome this. On rare occasions the light blows out the scene even when the intensity is set extremely low, as in 1. Any ideas?

  2. smookdogg29 // 23/07/2014 at 11:04 pm //

    thank you

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