Getting better sepia tones


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Getting better sepia tones

One of the funny things about Photoshop is if you ask ten different Photoshop experts how to do a sepia tone, you are probably going to get ten different answers, ten different techniques. So this video is about my technique for doing a sepia tone and of course, I think my technique is the best. Not trying to be arrogant at all, but one of the downfalls I see in some of the other sepia tone techniques is that they end up looking dirty or dingy, specially the mid-tones and into the highlights. A true sepia tone really won't have dirty whites. The whites will actually still be a little bit crisp and clean. Let's talk about how the textbook method of sepia tone in Photoshop CS4 is accomplished and then I'll tell you how to improve upon it. Let's begin by going to our Adjustments panel and choosing a Black & White adjustment layer and Photoshop now does a very nice job of doing custom black and white conversions with this Black & White Adjustment.

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Getting better sepia tones
Video duration: 5m 15s 2h 58m Intermediate

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Getting better sepia tones provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop Blend Mode Magic

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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