Give your photos some analog love in Photoshop! Learn how to apply vintage coloring, realistic noise and grain, and subtle light effects like lens flares and light leaks that will give your images that classic 35mm feel.
this course includes
9 Sample Images
1 Custom Gradient
Vintage Style. Analog Love.
SOFT BLURS & LIGHT LEAKS
Film & Vintage Coloring in Photoshop
Perfect for wedding, nature, and lifestyle photos, adding a film and vintage look to your images can help those memories last a lifetime. From sepia tones, to black and white, to natural-looking grain, we show you how to create classic analog looks in Photoshop.
Professional Color Grading Tools
Learn all the professional Photoshop tools and techniques to add stunning vintage coloring to your images. Learn about Levels and Curves, Gradient Maps, the power of Blend If, and much more!
Noise, Blurs & Filters
The charm of classic film comes from the subtle imperfections in the images. Light leaks, noise, soft edges and blurs. We show you how to recreate each of these qualities to give your images an aged and faded look.
BEAUTIFUL COLOR TONING
Soft Lighting Effects
From light leaks, to lens flares, we break down the tools and techniques that you can use to create convincing light effects from scratch!
Vignettes can help to simplify an image while drawing more attention to the subject. They’re also a recognizable quality of old-school film photography. We show you how to add natural-looking vignettes to any photo.
Portraits & Landscapes
Film and vintage effects are great, but they’re not right for every photo. While these techniques are fantastic for portraits, landscapes, and everything between, we show you how to identify images that match perfectly with these classic looks.
VINTAGE NATURE & LANDSCAPE
It wouldn’t be a vintage coloring course with the browns and golds of sepia tone. We show you how to add your own sepia coloring from scratch, creating creamy skin tones, rich landscapes, and a classic look.
Adjustment Layers are the key to professional color grading in Photoshop. Learn how to use a variety of Adjustment Layer to blend colors into an image and work non-destructively so that you can get back to the original photo at any time. And we think these tools are so important that they have their very own PRO course: How to Master Adjustment Layers in Photoshop!
Coloring with Gradients
Gradients are a great way to seamlessly blend effects into an image. From soft lighting effects on a shimmering sunset, to subtle color grading on a powerful portrait, we show you how to take full advantage of gradients in Photoshop. Best of all, we include a custom gradient that you can download and use on your own photos!
Film & Vintage Style
CREATE TIMELESS LOOKS
Timeless Portraits & Landscapes
Take any photograph and turn it into a classic. Follow along as we show you how to create your own custom film and vintage looks in Photoshop.
COLOR PORTRAITS & ENVIRONMENTS
Levels & Curves
Levels and Curves can do it all! From detailed exposure adjustments, to flawless color grading, we show you just how much these powerful tools can accomplish.
Natural Skin Tones
Stylistic color grading can take an image to the next level, but unnatural skin tones can ruin an otherwise beautiful portrait. Learn how to apply coloring effects in Photoshop while preserving the natural warm tones found in skin.
If you came here for professional techniques, Blend If is sure to satisfy. Blend any effect into an image based on highlight, midtones, and shadow levels for unparalleled control and precision.
EPIC LIGHT EFFECTS
Coloring in Photoshop
Coloring is one of the most subjective parts of the editing process, and this is just one of many styles out there. We show you how to let the content of an image guide your creative process so you can quickly decide if an image is right for a classic film look, a Bright & Airy feel, or if it’s on the Dark & Moody side.
Realistic Light Rays & Light Leaks
Learn how to use tools like Gradients and the Brush Tool to create realistic lighting effects! Whether you want some light rays shimmering through a window or light flares from a beautiful sunset, we’ll show you how to do it.
Learn how to apply worn paper textures to your images in Photoshop! This course includes 3 high-resolution textures that you can use to give your photos an authentic vintage feel.
STUNNING BLACK & WHITE
Black & White
Black and white can help simplify an image while putting more focus on the content and composition of a scene. We show you how to convert any photo to black and white with just the right amount of texture and contrast.
Gradient Maps are one of the best ways to quickly color grade a photo with stunning results. Learn how to use Gradient Maps to assign colors to the highlights, midtones, and shadows of an image and then blend them in for a stunning, natural feel.
PHLEARN Founder – Class Instructor
Aaron Nace is a photographer, Photoshop artist and founder of PHLEARN. He is the #1 Photoshop instructor in the world with millions of YouTube subscribers.
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