Natural light brightens images in the most natural, dreamy way possible, infusing them with a soft, tender look and feel. This hands-on course teaches you how to effortlessly style your photos with subtle but impressive sunlight effects. In step-by-step instructions, I will reveal secrets of my personal workflow. Well work with the Photoshop Lens Flare filter, Light Leaks, Adjustment Layers, Blend Modes and more on three different photos to illuminate each images predominant visual characteristics with glorious, sun-kissed notes. Sharpen Your SkillsStyle Your Images With The Lens Flare FilterWhen youre on location, its pretty much impossible to achieve an optical lens flare. Luckily, Photoshop has a simple way to add drama with a dreamy lens flare effect. Working with a portrait I took in Malta, Ill show you how to add a lens flare using a new layer and blending modes. You will also learn how to pick the best images to achieve natural looking results. Master The Hazy, Golden Hour EffectTheres a reason the time just before sunrise or sunset is called The Golden Hour you hit the jackpot with a magic effect that illuminates your subjects in a glorious halo of light. While you could jump through hoops to take advantage of this gorgeous, dreamy light, you can replicate it in Photoshop. In this course, youll learn how to expand your set of creative skills with this soft, nostalgic, easy application of the Golden Hour Effect. Create Mood With The Vintage Light LeakOne of the hallmarks of retro photography is light leaks, which is what happened decades ago when light seeped into an analogue camera and caused the film to become overexposed. Today this is a sentimental touch you can create in Photoshop that gives your photos a vintage look and feel. Because light leaks vary in shape and color, you can put your own creative spin on them and add a striking punch to your images. In this course, youll discover how to add a colored lomo or leaked light effect to your images to enhance mood and enrich them with a retro vibe.