Working with color and tone


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Working with color and tone

In order to create a vintage aesthetic, one of the best places to begin is with color, tone and texture. And here in the Layers panel, you'll notice that I've included different texture. Some old scans of paper, also an old edge, and then also a torn out page of an old book. Let's turn Off the visibility of those layers. We'll be referring back to those at a later time, but first let's evaluate what we have. Well this particular portrait was captured with available light. The person was standing in their garage, there's simply a painter's drop cloth behind him, and there is a lot of really nice light being bounced up into the subject.

So what I want to do first is I want to remove the color and then work on the tone, and also work on the light a little bit. So here, we'll go ahead and click on our adjustment layer icon and choose Black & White in order to convert this to Black & White. Next, we'll work on the brightness value of a few areas in ...

Working with color and tone
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Working with color and tone provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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