The HBO series True Detective serves as the inspiration for this double-exposure technique by Daniel Bryant.
Daniel uses the Brush tool, text, layer styles, and lens flare to create a critically acclaimed award show-style graphic.
Daniel Bryant shows how he re-created the movie poster for Skyfall. He covers selections, creates a black-and-white image, and uses a Levels adjustment, layer styles, and layer masks to capture the style of the original.
If you are looking to enhance the standard lens flare effects in Photoshop, here are some ideas for you. This video shows how designers can apply blur filters, levels adjustments, and blend modes to create new types of lens flare elements. PS designers can also use the free transform tool to create streaking flares.
Use blending modes and layer styles to make this shiny text. This effect works great for ads or logos.
This metallic background pattern is created using the Color Halftone Pixelate filter and then adding layer styles and gradients.
Find out how to create a title graphic with 3D depth by using layer styles, masks, gradients, and smart objects. Follow along and learn how.