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Red and Blue 3D Effect in Photoshop

Unleash the power of Photoshop and create a super-cool red and blue 3D effect. Combine shadows and highlights to transform your black & white or color photos into something truly eye-catching. Wear anaglyph red/cyan glasses for an extra wow factor. It’s time to take creative images to another dimension.

In this fun and easy Photoshop tutorial, we’ll see the steps needed. You can experiment even further by viewing it through classic Anaglyph 3D glasses for a truly immersive experience.

Tutorial Details

Difficulty: Beginner
Apps: Adobe Photoshop
Estimated Completion Time: 5-10′ Minutes
Resources: Old Car Photo by Nikolai Justesen

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Step 1 > Open your Image & Duplicate

First, run Photoshop and open the image you want. Go to Layer > Duplicate Layer to create a new copy.

Step 2 > Blending Options

Go to Layer > Layer Style > Blending Option and uncheck the Red channel.

Disable the red channel and press OK to confirm.

Step 3 > Move the New Layer

Move the new layer by 25-30px by pressing Shift + Right Arrow on your keyboard.

Step 4 > Crop the Image

Pick the Crop Tool (C) on your toolbox and crop the edges where the layers don’t align.

Final Work

Experiment with different images to quickly create 3D anaglyph photo effects in Adobe Photoshop. Test your work while using 3D glasses.


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