In this 2nd part of 'Color & Tone' actions we discuss 16 more 'one click' actions. The most popular among them are some trade mark camera looks, cinema colors, vintage and some retro actions.
You can see above that the midtones of the black jacket/jeans of the model is tinted in cyan, while all other colors are intact. This action when used on a right and perfectly lit image, makes it look like a painting. Also, next time you go to a movie, try to notice the midtones. They are never gray. They always have a cyan tone in them. Take a look at another example below.
This action looks good on beach shots and other outdoor sunny fashion shoot. It has a slightly blue shadow to it.
Just like the Summer 60's, this action looks good on beach shots and other outdoor sunny fashion shoot. It has a slight magenta cast in shadows and off white highlights.
Retro High Contrast:
Retro Low Contrast:
For a more vintage feel, this action works better than retro actions. Take a look at another example below.
The 'Faded' action gives the look of an old and faded photograph print.
This action gives a washed out look to the image.
This action works very well with all high key images and some low key images. Use it for a bleached out look.
Rust is a cool action to get images to look like old vintage sepia print. It works very well with all kinds of pictures, especially fashion images. Take a look at another example below.
This action gives the image the feel of stone washed clothes.
A popular look in fashion photography. It works very well with outdoor shots in natural light, and images lit with one light.
The Pin Up action gives the look of an old pin up style poster. The key look of the colors are creamy off-white highlights and slightly cross processed and desaturated colors.
This action is a blend of 'cross red' and 'retro' actions. The whites are slightly yellowish, shadows are bluish, and the extreme black has a red tint.
The 'Velvia' action boosts the greens and blues in the image. It works great with most landscapes. Besides this, it also opens the shadow areas and slightly darkens the highlights for a more balanced look.
The most realistic representation of infra red color film has been designed for this action. The greens turns to red, blue to green and red to blue.
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