Applying global lighting

Using global light gives the appearance of a consistent light source shining on the image. To set a global lighting angle:

To set a global lighting angle for all layers, do one of the following:

• Choose Layer > Layer Style > Global Light. In the Global Light dialog box, enter a value or drag the angle radius to set the Angle and Altitude, and click OK.

• (Photoshop) In the Layer Style dialog box for Drop Shadow, Inner Shadow, or Bevel, select Use Global Light. For Angle, enter a value or drag the slider, and click OK.

• (ImageReady) In the Bevel and Emboss or Drop Shadow palette, select Use Global Angle. For Angle and Altitude, enter a value or drag the angle radius.

The new lighting angle appears as the default for each layer effect that uses the global lighting angle.

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