Create Cast Shadows in Photoshop

Create Cast Shadows in Photoshop

Shadows are really simple in Photoshop until you get to having to ‘cast’ a shadow. A cast shadow happens when the light source is at an angle from the subject. In Photoshop shadows are easy to do (by using the FX panel) and are usually from above the item, but cast shadows have to be approach differently as you will see from the video.

In this video Colin Smith shows you an easy way to create a cast shadow to make your composites more realistic.

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