This effect adds the most important celestial body to an image - The Sun in all of its manifestations, depending on the time of day, the seasons, and the weather: bright, dim, summer, winter, rising, setting, etc. By changing settings or using one of the presets from AKVIS, it's possible to transform the sun into the moon (AKVIS Moon preset) or another more distant star (AKVIS Star preset).
Use the Transform tool in the Before tab to determine the location of the sun, its size, and the direction of its rays.
The sun is depicted schematically as a circle with rays emanating from it (the number of which is determined by the corresponding parameter in the Rays tab). When is pressed, markers appear around the circumference of the frame.
To move an object, bring the cursor within the frame, after which it will take the form of double perpendicular arrows, left click the mouse and while holding it down, drag the cursor. You can also draw a sun anywhere on the image by double clicking the left mouse button.
Note: To correctly place the sun and achieve the most realistic result, consider the location of shadows in the image.
To change the size of the sun, bring the cursor within the frame so that it takes the form of a double-headed arrow, and after clicking and holding the left mouse button, move the cursor to increase or decrease it.
The sun's rays can be rotated. To rotate them, bring the cursor outside of the frame, so that it takes the form of a rounded double-headed arrow, and after clicking and holding the left mouse button, drag the cursor.
Configure the effect's settings.
You can adjust the parameters for the Sun effect in the Settings Panel. There are two tabs: Sun and Rays.
Click on the color plate and select a color in the standard dialog.