Using antique color effects


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Using antique color effects

If you have ever taken a high school or college photography class, you may have actually done a technique called hand coloring or antique tinting. And that's where you use these chemical dyes and Q-tips. Real technical sharp tool there. To hand tint or hand color the image, you would just dab on the color over a black and white image to hand color. I have seen lots of effects like that done in Photoshop, but the problem is that they usually look too precise. If you remember back what the original tool was, it was a Q-tip. There were no hard edges on the Q-tip. So, this technique I'm going to give you here is a more accurate representation or simulation of that old darkroom, lab type, photography type effect.

So to begin, we are going to create a Black & White Conversion adjustment layer to convert this to grayscale. So I'll use the Black & White adjustment layer to do so. And while you are here, you can decide how you want the grayscale version to convert, and you c...

Using antique color effects
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Using antique color effects 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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