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Add Light or Shine to Anything in GIMP

In this GIMP 2.10 tutorial, I show you how to easily and quickly add shine or light to objects in your photos. This is a great photo manipulation technique for doing things such as making jewelry shine or sparkle, and making it appear as if lamps/lanterns/lights are turned on in a photo if they are turned off.

There are two techniques covered in this tutorial – one using the Dodge/Burn tool and the other using the Dodge layer mode. This tutorial is easy enough for beginners.

Downloads

Download the latest version of GIMP 2.10:
https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

Download the Photos Used in This Tutorial:
https://pixabay.com/photos/lady-black-dress-jewellery-dress-602881/
https://pixabay.com/photos/street-lamp-light-lantern-lamp-4366764/

Download the Free Plugin G’MIC:
https://gmic.eu/download.shtml

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https://www.daviesmediadesign.com/tutorials/

Enroll in Our GIMP Photo Editing Course:
https://www.udemy.com/gimp-photo-editing/

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