Creating a unique look with the Grain controls


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Creating a unique look with the Grain controls

Let's take a look at how we can use the effects panel in order to add a film grain effect to our photographs. In order to begin to understand how we can use the various sliders which we have here in the Effects panel, I'm going to begin by working with a demo file. So let's select the demo file and then next I'm going to zoom in on it to a one to one perspective. I'm using this demo file which is just a shade of gray so that we can kind of understand how these sliders work and not be distracted by working on a photograph. Well as I increase my overall amount, you can see that we can increase or decrease the overall effect. Next we have the size slider.

As you decrease the Size slider you'll notice that the grain takes an appearance which has more contrast. The whites and whiter and the blacks are blacker. As we increase the size, the grain becomes bigger. And also, in a certain way, it becomes more subtle. Now, the size of the grain will really depend upon the photographic. H...

Creating a unique look with the Grain controls
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Creating a unique look with the Grain controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 5 Essentials: 04 Develop Module Advanced Techniques

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Photography
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