Let’s dive into more advanced effects that replicate the look of golden hour and sun flares. In this specific scenario, the sun had already set and the bride specifically wanted the look of golden hour for her couples session. So why not re-create the sun?

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Adding finishing touches in Lightroom and Photoshop only enhances the realism behind using artificial lighting for recreating sunlight, essentially for advanced retouching and perfecting. Hopefully we have taught you in this tutorial how to create sun-flares with virtually any type of flash, how to modify and manipulate them in post-production and how to do it all convincingly, like a magician!

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