How to create a spotlight on an object in Photoshop in two minutes

In this short Photoshop tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a spotlight effect on an object in Photoshop. This effect can add a unique and dramatic effect to your images. There are several ways to achieve this effect. We’ll show you the easiest and most common way of using the Lighting Effects filter.

  • Create a blank canvas.
  • Add your object image as a new layer.
  • We’re going to apply the Lighting Effects filter.
  • go to Filter > Render > Lighting Effects and select “Spot” from the Style menu.
  • Adjust the settings to your liking in the effect properties section, such as Intensity, Ambience and Focus.

All done, you can now add, focussed and dramatic lighting to your images.