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Gritty look

Discussion in 'Retouching and Post Processing' started by Zachs, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. Zachs


    Feb 25, 2006
    How do you do this:

    I'm really interested in this look, especially after seeing the movie "300".

    I am very familiar with Photoshop, but neither me nor my designer friend can figure this out.
  2. I'm interested as well! I had the same thought after watching "300"... how would I go about getting that "bronze" look using Photoshop.
  3. I heard of a software program today used by the film industry and recently offerred to photographers. I will look for the info again and list it here. I am not certain this was a feature but based on the price of the software and large number of effects offerred I would bet it might.
  4. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    That first pic is the result of a Dragan technique...plugins can be found on the net.
  5. that sure saves me some time!
  6. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    also search dpr retouching forum for a bunch of tuts
  7. Just saw this in my NAPP newsletter. Looks like Dave Cross has a short video tute on this very thing

    Gritty Photo Effect
    Use a channels adjustment, noise filter, and the Apply Image command to create a dramatic, gritty look for your photos.
    By Dave Cross
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