If you look at the image closely you'll see it was created in layers. Below the picture frame and the girl is the white layer. It may be the bottom layer. The glow effect is made by controlling transparency of sections of the layers above allow the white to show through soft edges created by masks on the layers above. Also note the airbrushing on the girl which is also white and adds to the effect.
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