Dark and Light effect
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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.
Open any women picture in photoshop.
Choose Layer > Duplicate Layer.
Press Ctrl+Shift+U key on the keyboard or choose Image > Adjustments > Desaturate, to convert your picture into a black and white.
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!
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).
Then, in layers palette under blending mode choose Overlay, and set Opacity to 87%. Look at the picture below!
Choose Filter > Noise > Add Noise. Then, set the options from the picture below!
Choose Filter > Stylize > Solarize.
Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels. Then, set the options from the picture below.
Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves, and set the options from the picture below.
Choose Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, and set the options from the picture below.
Finally, our work looks like this:
Have a nice day!