Lightning - Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial will give you step by step instructions on how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a neat lightning effect in minutes.

Step 1: Make a new file with the dimensions of 1000px x 1000px with a white background

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Step 2: Make sure you colors are set on the default Black and White
Step 3: Click Filter >> Render >> Clouds

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Step 4: Click Filter >> Render >> Difference Clouds

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Step 7: Click Image >> Adjustments >> Invert

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Step 8: Click Image >> Adjustments >> Levels, and make the settings similar to the picture below.

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Step 8: Yours should look similar to this now.

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Step 8: Click Image >> Adjustments >> Color Balance, and Make the Settings similar to the picture below for blue, or change them to make the lightning any color.

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Step 8: If you chose blue this is what it should look like

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Step 9: Congratulations, You Are Done. Now Save Your File

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