With the world's leading image-editing software for print and the Web, Adobe Photoshop, a SW Fan Film maker can create stunning lightsaber effects and much, much more.
Creating Lightsaber Blades in Photoshop 5.5
A step-by-step method of creating lightsaber blades on existing photos using Adobe Photoshop Version 5.5.
Blue-Screening in Photoshop 5.0+
Darryl Roman had written a tutorial on how to use blue-screening in Adobe Photoshop.