New user? Subscribe!  ·  Already a subscriber? .

Enhancing The Sun’s Rays

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  Issue: November/December 2008 (v5n6)

I came back from a recent trip with lots of photos of sunrises and sunsets. Here’s a technique I came up with to enhance the sun’s rays in those photos and give them an extra bit of interest.


If you're a current subscriber, please again to continue.

(Sorry for the hassle!)

1 Reply to Enhancing The Sun’s Rays:

  1. Michael

    May 28, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I followed all of the steps but in the end I gradient box was still noticeable in the picture, even in Overlay mode and opacity lowered to 20%.

Tell us what you think.

You must be to post a comment.

Learn Elements Today!

Learn Elements Today DVD boxIf you’re looking for the quickest way to get up to speed with Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 (or earlier versions, both Windows and Mac), check out our "Learn Elements Today" training course DVD. Our gurus will help you use Elements to take your photos from good to Great!

Who Are We?

We are Photo One Media, a small company based in lovely Portland, Oregon. Our passion is helping people create, enhance, and share photos; designing cards, calendars, books and scrapbooks; and getting the most out of your digital camera.

Photo Elements Techniques is a magazine and website devoted to helping folks get the most out of Adobe Photoshop Elements. Subscribers get six feature-packed issues per year, with weekly tutorial videos and more on this site. If you would like to see the magazine for yourself, you can get two free sample issues.

Follow us!

Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook