Black Friday Sale!
November 24th, 2010
All the cool kids will be at the
Totally Rad store
on Black Friday — November 26, 2010!
Action sets and Dirty Pictures, normally priced at $149, will be just $109.
save an extra 10% using our super-duper secret fan code, too!
Oh, and a Dump to Diamond for you before and after addicts! This one comes courtesy of Karen Buckshi and a flash that didn’t fire.
First things first: this photo is crazy under-exposed. We ran Lights On (from the
Original Totally Rad Action Set
) at 100%, then again at 79%. We masked the Lights On effect off of the background to create a more evenly-lit scene.
Since exposure was handled, we opted to pop a little Yin/Yang onto the subjects’ faces and then to hit the photo with Warm It Up, Kris! at 72%. A little Oh, Snap! set to 68% with the Defog layer turned off completes the look.
Because jpegs are prone to image degradation when subjected to drastic exposure changes, we opted to pop the same photo — with all the previous steps run on it — into monochromatic mode by running Bitchin’ B&W, then Antique Tone x2.
All effects were completed using only the Original Totally Rad Action Set, which is compatible with Photoshop CS2, CS3, CS4, and CS5. (It’s on sale for $109 on November 26th.
Buy it now.