In some movie titles you must have seen this effect. It looks light coming from behind the Text. Here is the simple but lengthy technique, which will teach you how you can make Ray of Light in Photoshop. Very important Photoshop Tutorial.
This once also looks very simple, that you drew a Rounded Rectangle in Photoshop using Rounded Rectangle tool. Then you press Ctrl+T (Transform) and then change the size. Remember by doing so Corners Quality may disturbed. Here is the simple technique how to change the size of a Rounded Rectangle in Photoshop.