Check out this "Juicy Tutorial" to learn how to create the lighten effect in Paint Shop Pro 8.
Paint Shop Pro (PSP) is a raster graphics editor and, later in the series, a vector graphics editor for computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system. Paint Shop Pro 8 was published by Jasc Software.
This cool "lighten effect" for your pictures is a really neat a cool effect for any of your portrait photos. This tutorial gives your pictures that "edge" you see in a lot of layouts.
Here is the picture used in the video after the effect is applied.