Photoshop Effects Tutorial Blend Modes to Lighten Blue Sky – Create Mood in Digital Art and Film

In the previous post, I showed how the Blend Mode Color Burn would alter a normal photograph of a cloud-filled blue sky.  In this post, I will show a succession of images, showing how the Lightening Blend Modes Affect that same sky.  I opened a regular cloudy sky photograph in Photoshop; and I duplicated the background layer of that original sky.  With the upper layers active, I have applied successively lighter blend modes, beginning with  


ImageColor Dodge:


Linear Dodge:



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