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Creating Vintage Effects & Split Toning in Adobe Camera Raw
Have you ever wondered how to process your images so that they have a vintage look and feel? As the chemical process for capturing and developing photographs was first discovered, early black and white images had a variety of beautiful hues and tones.
Converting a series of digital photographs to black and white and applying split toning effects can be a fun way to shake up your photography! The split toning styles that most of us are familiar with include sepia, cyanotype and selenium.
In this 11-minute video, Elias Sarantopoulos demonstrates how to use Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) to apply non-destructive split toning effects. He begins by walking you through the black and white conversion process and then explains how to adjust the hue and saturation for the both the highlights and shadows. Elias also shares several keyboard shortcuts to help speed up your workflow.
Download the Exercise Files
You can download the textures and exercise files used in the video here.
About the Author
Elias Sarantopoulos has a Master of Arts from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Elias works and teaches at Yeditepe University in Istanbul at the Visual Communication Design Department. You can learn more about Elias and watch his other tutorials on photography and web design at www.3rdElement.com.