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Offline Scott S

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favorite effects
« on: December 01, 2014, 04:39:43 PM »
I do mostly portraits so mine may be kinda specific, but what are your favorite things you find yourself doing in post processing on almost everything?

mine is that I like making a duplicate layer and pulling it down to black and white. I then pull the opacity back until I like it. sometimes I'll even use the eraser set at around 20% opacity to bring back some color in certain places.

this one has the black and white layer pulled way back and the eyes erased.



this one's mostly black and white. I just pulled it back enough to give it a little mood.


Offline Doodle

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Re: favorite effects
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2014, 06:41:31 PM »
I dig that first one. I've never tried for that look but I could see trying it with one of my granddaughters here soon.
Thanks for the explanation on how you did it.  I gotta give that a try.
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Offline Hannah Lane

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Re: favorite effects
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2017, 05:58:05 AM »
I like Lightroom presets, they make photos look brighter and better in general, especially there are cool on FixThePhoto.com and they are free!)Totally recommend