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I have two images in separate layers. I want one to have a drop shadow at 6°. I want the other to have its degree set to 100.

When I change one layer style, it changes the other.

How can I have more than one direction of drop shadow? It's really irritating me! I tried rasterizing the layer but it won't let me.

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In the layer's Blending Options, set the drop shadow angle of your first layer, and make sure to uncheck "Use Global Light"

Now, for your other layer, repeat, and also uncheck "Use Global Light". The result will be two different angles for your drop shadows:

Global lighting is useful if you don't want to set individual shadows or change all at once, but in your case you want the opposite.

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