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How to create this fading shadow effect in photoshop?


Question

I would like to know how to create this shadow effect in photoshop. I know how to make shadow in photoshop but don't know how to make this fading shadow on the left and right side in the image.

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2011/12/31
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12/31/2011 4:54:00 AM

Accepted Answer

There's no automated way to do this easily. You need to manually create the shadows. quick tut on arched shadows

2011/12/31
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12/31/2011 3:15:00 AM

One very quick and easy solution would be to ...

Select the brush tool with the hardness value set to zero percent. Click once on an empty layer to get a feathered dot as shown below.

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Now, press "ctrl+t" to transform the dot into the desired shape.

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Put a shape over the shadow and reduce its opacity to get the result below.

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2012/01/11