Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a film grain effect, part of Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop.
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If you're one of the many photographers who started out with film photography …before transitioning to digital. You can surely appreciate the great …effort many photographers would go to in order to reduce the appearance of film …grain in their photos, choosing films with the smallest grain structure in …order to minimize that effect. Of course now in the digital age I guess …we've become more nostalgic about that film grain. …And so sometimes you might actually want to add a film grain effect into a photo. …Let's take a look at how we can do this in Lightroom.…
On the right panel in the Develop module I'll scroll down to the effects section, …and that's where we can find the film grain effect. …The controls are pretty straightforward. We can increase the Amount slider in …order to increase the appearance of film grain. …I'll go ahead and zoom the image to a one to one view so that we can better see the effect. …I can then adjust the size of that film grain, essentially the grain structure, …
- Evaluating images
- Seeing a before and after view
- Correcting mistakes with the History and Snapshot features
- Develop module basics
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Sharpening an image
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Image cleanup
- Creative adjustments
- Duplicating adjustments
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
Evaluating images3m 26s
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
Sharpening an image6m 33s
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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