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Old Dec 8, 2004, 11:03 PM   #1
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I use a twist on a B&W conversion technique to make sepia tone images.

You use a pair of Hue/Saturation adjustment layers. The lower layer is set to Color blend. The uper layer is left a Normal blend. Instead of setting Saturation to -100 for the upper layer, you instead set Hue to 50, Saturation to 20, and Lightness to +5. Voila, a sepia tone.

You can make contrast adjustments to the lower layer. You can adjust saturation and hue with adjustments to the upper layer. You can even pick a different tone altogether.

If you would like to see sample images, visit the "tip of the Week" on my site:

http://www.thelightsrightstudio.com/...pOfTheWeek.htm

I modified my TLRSepiaTone action set to use the technique, too. It's also a free download.

http://www.thelightsrightstudio.com/...RSepiaTint.htm

Cheers,

Mitch


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