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Photoshop Lightroom Adventure by Mikkel Aaland

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8.5. Angela Drury Recipe 3: An Antique Look

As you saw in the previous chapter, toning is also easy to do with the Develop module's Split Toning pane. Angela has come up with a toning technique she uses that's a bit more complicated, but produces a unique look.

Figure 8-20. Figure 8-20

For the image shown in Figure 8-20, Angela used the following controls found in Lightroom's Develop Module: Temperature, Tint, and Saturation adjustments in the Basic pane; Camera Calibration; Lens Vignetting in the Lens Corrections pane; and tonal adjustments in the Tone Curve pane.

NOTE

This is the basic formula Angela used in Chapter 7 to make the dramatic image of the two horses.

Here is Angela's step-by-step technique:

  1. Set a custom temperature (12500) in the Basic pane, which warms up the image. She then makes a minor upward adjustment to Tint (+19) to give it a slightly magenta cast to the warmer temperature setting. Figure 8-21

    Figure 8-21. Figure 8-21
  2. Greatly reduce the saturation. Angela dropped the saturation from 0 down to −74 to give it a black and white look. She didn't completely desaturate the image because she wanted some color left for tinting in the Camera Calibration pane. Figure 8-22

    Figure 8-22. Figure 8-22
  3. Use the Camera Calibration pane controls to create a sepia-toned look. ...

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