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CEE Productions
Posts: 150
San Antonio, Texas, US


I've seen so many people do this effect, and it's just so pretty and downright lovely to me... and I've almost achieved it, but there is always something off in what I do when I'm adjusting the curves.

Anyway, from start to finish how do I achieve this kind of effect when editing?

What I mean is the super paled skin, the slightly muted colors and then the colors popping out with a somewhat lomo quality.

I kind of have an idea and I've been experimenting with curves/layers/etc... but I'd like a good one-two-four on how it's acheived.  I feel like I'm slightly dumb when it comes to certain photoshop effects.

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/ … 48f09i.jpg

http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/ … 4anqjb.jpg


They are obviously not edited the same, but they have a similar effect in achievement.
Nov 13 12 01:50 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
CEE Productions
Posts: 150
San Antonio, Texas, US


Nov 13 12 01:52 am  Link  Quote 
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Andreea Cernestean
Posts: 495
Baia Mare, Maramure┼č, Romania


They all have low saturation and medium contrasts.

Good on-camera lighting and the above mentioned should give similar results.
Nov 13 12 02:59 am  Link  Quote 
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