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I have been trying to find the name of this effect in this image

Specifically, how the image has been converted to white and a spectrum of colors that flow into each other. I would like to know how to do this, what is the name of this effect so I can Google it?

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It's the Radial Gradient Tool

Double click on layer or right click and select Blending Options.

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Check Gradient Overlay and change mode to Radial as shown in image.

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Drag your cursor above image to change the location of your gradient and change scale slider to define spread area.

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For further explanation, refer to the official tips

Hope you get the result of your liking :)

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    Why Are All Of Your Words Capitalised? – Pyritie Apr 5 '19 at 14:04
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    Many People in Marketing Use Title Case Indiscriminately - Perhaps This Has Long-Term Exposure Effects For Graphic Designers About Which We Should Be Concerned? – GerardFalla Apr 5 '19 at 14:55
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    The answer would look even more leet with random case : dRaG yoUr CursOR ABoVe iMAGe tO CHANgE tHe LOcATioN OF YOur gRAdIenT AnD CHAnge SCaLe sLidEr TO DEFInE sPReAd areA. – Eric Duminil Apr 5 '19 at 15:05
  • @DesignPhoenix - could you please avoid typing your answers with unnecessary initial capitals. Let's try to show a good example to would-be designers who might happen upon your otherwise good answers. Thanks. – Billy Kerr Apr 5 '19 at 15:49
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    @LiefdeWen - Yes, I could easily edit it, but there's a point of principle here. Why should I waste my time fixing something the answerer could easily fix by not doing it in the first place. – Billy Kerr Apr 5 '19 at 16:19

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