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How to make very realistic shadows in Photoshop

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Making cast shadows in photoshop

This photoshop tutorial will show you how to make very realistic shadows in Photoshop.

You will learn how to make the shadow, how to position the angle and length. A realistic shadow fades and softens as it gets further away from the point of contact. I will show you how to do all of this very easily in Photoshop. You will be very happy you watched this tutorial next time you create a composite in photoshop


I’m actually taking off to the Catskills with Google for the next few days, so I’ll get the written steps up when I get back (as well as a review of the Pixel 7 pro)




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15 responses to “How to make very realistic shadows in Photoshop”

  1. Just checking, are the written steps ready yet? I do not use this skill all that often and the written notes of your lessons are a great refresher.

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