How to Create Realistic Sunset Effect in Photoshop

In this photoshop photo effects tutorial, learn how to transform a daytime image with a bright, intense sunset effect in Photoshop.

Realistic Sunset Effect Tutorial :

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Open a photo to add sunset effect.

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Select color lookup adjustment.

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choose LateSunset color preset.

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Now create sun using gradient adjustment.

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Select colors similar to sunset sun (oranges and light yellow works well).

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Keep gradient style: radial, angle: 130° and scale: 135%.

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Double click on gradient and change position of the sun.

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Change blending mode to hard light.

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Lower the brightness.

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Add new solid color layer.

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set its colour to a bright yellow (#ffae00).

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Change solid fill layer blending to soft light.

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Lower its Opacity to 35%.

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Group all layers.

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Add layer mask to group.

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Select layer mask and set apply image.

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Apply effect only to the lighter areas in the image.

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Lower the group opacity to 80%.

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Now duplicate the group for strong effect.

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Add curves adjustment. And uniform highlights and shadows.

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now increase overall contrast.

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That’s it. We’re done.

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