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Dark and Light effect

7.4.2009, 18:32
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Read this tutorial and see how to transform any picture into a dark and light picture using some special photoshop tricks and effects.

Step 1

Open any women picture in photoshop.





Step 2


Choose Layer > Duplicate Layer.



Step 3

Press Ctrl+Shift+U key on the keyboard or choose Image > Adjustments > Desaturate, to convert your picture into a black and white.

Step 4



Step 5

Choose Layer > Duplicate Layer, and after that choose Linear Light from blending mode in layers palette, and set opacity to 87%. Look at the picture below!





Step 6

Create a new layer, under foreground color set this color: #443D3D, take the Paint Bucket Tool (G), and click on the picture to fill it (Alt+Backspace).



Step 7

Then, in layers palette under blending mode choose Overlay, and set Opacity to 87%. Look at the picture below!





Step 8

Choose Filter > Noise > Add Noise. Then, set the options from the picture below!





Step 9

Choose Filter > Stylize > Solarize.



Step 10

Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels. Then, set the options from the picture below.





Step 11

Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves, and set the options from the picture below.





Step 12

Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, and set the options from the picture below.



Finally, our work looks like this:



We're done!

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