Faking Rim Lighting in Adobe Photoshop – Video Tutorial

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Rim lighting is a light source that usually comes in from the side or behind your subject and that is facing the camera — it is also often referred to as backlighting. Rim lighting is especially useful to back light hair in portraits and make subjects stand out from the background.

In today’s Photoshop video tutorial, we’ll go through adding and editing rim lights in post-production as well as creating a composite photo to create a stunning final image. I hope you enjoy.

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