Intense light effects are one of the key elements of many styles of digital art. In this post I’ll be rounding up my best picks of Photoshop brushes and resources to add cool light streaks, bright lens flares, detailed fractal swirls and smooth light streams to your artwork. As always these resources have been downloaded and tested to make sure they’re good enough quality and resolution for use in your design projects.

15 High-Res Lens Flare Textures

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1200x900px Light Textures

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Light Effect Brushes + Textures Vol 1

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Six Free High-Res Glowing Light Stream Images

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Lighting Effects Pack

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10 Free Light Wisp Images

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Fractal Brushes

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Abstract Light Brushes

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Fractal Chaos Brushes

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Abstract Light Streak Brushes

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High Quality Optical Flares Stock

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Star Brushset

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10 Large Light Textures

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Fireworks Light Textures

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Photoshop Fractal Brushes

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  1. An awesome collection!

    Do you download and store all these Or simply bookmark for future reference please? I’ve started downloading useful vectors, images etc but the storage size needed is reaching large volumes now. Wondered what solutions and recommendations you could offer please? Also, how to you avoid collecting too many, if you do store a local copy? (You could potentially end up with TOO many useful images for example).

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    • This is another +1 for having a blog. I create these roundup posts both to share the resources with others and save them for future reference for myself.

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      • Thanks Chris – Sounds like a good plan. Already bookmark your site anyway, for it’s useful information and resources, but might integrate the same idea in the future.

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  2. Lights are great for final touch in typography or for any PSD layout. I didn’t have any problem in downloading them thanks

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  3. Hi Chris,

    Wow thanks for sharing this high quality collection of photoshop lighting effects. Its nice to have access to resources such as these which are both free and of high resolution. Some of the fractal light style brushes are immense. Although I don’t currently have the need to use spectacular lighting effects like these, I’m sure this resource will come in hand in the future. Thanks again for sharing!

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