Tag Archive for Black & White

Photoshop Restoration – A Real World Walkthrough

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Practically every decade has a signature look when it comes to portraits, not only due to the fashions of the time, but of the lighting and style of the photography. Today we’ll turn an ordinary black & white into a portrait reminiscent of the glamour portraits of the 30’s and 40’s popularized by George Hurrell.

Picking Apart Photoshop Actions

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Actions are a great way to get things done quickly, but they’re also a wonderful learning tool. Knowing how to examine an action can help you find new techniques as well as discovering bases that you can build on yourself. …

RAW Black & Whites

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Its great to welcome back Justin Seeley for another Photoshop Quicktips. In this exclusive episode of Quicktips, Justin shows us why Camera RAW is better suited for creating black & white photos and demostrate why using both an Adjustment Layer and…

RAW Black & Whites

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Its great to welcome back Justin Seeley for another Photoshop Quicktips. In this exclusive episode of Quicktips, Justin shows us why Camera RAW is better suited for creating black & white photos and demostrate why using both an Adjustment Layer and…

Vintage Tints

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Vintage is the new thing..wait…vintage and new…oxymoron. Lets say Vintage is all the rage right now. I am seeing it from fashion to photography. It is really easy to achive a cool vintage tine to you images. Open an image,…

A Duo Of Duotones

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A subtle overlay of color can really perk up a flat black & white image. A two color overlay, composed of (usually) black and another color, called Duotone, and three color, black and two other colors, or Tritone, add depth…

'Painting' A Better Black & White

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Last week we looked at one way of improving a grayscale image by bring back, and tweaking, color channels. This week, we’ll enliven a flat black and white image by “painting” in tones. This image, from the Library of Congress’s…