How To Add Lens Flare Effect

Lens flare occurs when excessive light is scattered into your camera lens creating a flare of overexposure. Lens flare can be a neat effect. There are ways to create lens flare when capturing the image, but if you didn't capture the sun flare when taking photos, PaintShop Pro has the perfect photo retouching tools to help you create it in post processing. Keep reading to learn how to add lens flare to your images.

1. Install PaintShop Pro

To install PaintShop Pro photo editing software on your PC, download and run the installation file above. Continue following on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

2. Select Lens Flare Effect

From the Edit Tab, choose Effects > Illumination Effects > Sunburst.

3. Adjust Sun Flare Effect

On the lens flare properties box, adjust the following as desired:

  • Color: Changes the color of the lens flare
  • Light Spot: Adjusts the position and brightness of the lens flare
  • Rays: Adjusts the density and brightness of the lens flare
  • Circles: Adjusts the brightness of the circles of the lens flare

Click OK to apply changes and implement the lens flare.

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