How to create natural-looking light rays in Photoshop


posted Friday, November 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST


Some of the coolest nature photographs are those which show light rays filtering through the scene. It's a beautiful phenomenon and one which is very difficult to capture. It's not often that conditions are just right for rays of light to beam down from the heavens. That's why it's great to be able to replicate the effect within Photoshop.

Photographer Blake Rudis with f64 Academy has a great new tutorial for creating natural-looking light rays within Photoshop. This tutorial relies upon his action, which can be downloaded here. Before downloading the action, Rudis urges you to watch the video below so that you can see how everything works before trying it for yourself.

To see more videos like this, head over to the f64 Academy YouTube channel and website.

(Via f64 Academy