Photoshop film effect tutorial: solarise your images

Recreate a classic ‘solarised’ image in the digital darkroom with this video lesson

Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom.

In this video you’ll find out how to recreate a traditional solarise effect. In the darkroom, this effect was created by exposing a negative halfway through development time. This resulted in hit-and-miss effects, but in the digital darkroom we can be more consistent. Learn how to use Colour Curves, Adjustment Layers and more for a creative mono effect.

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