There are a lot of things that you can do to enhance photographs using adjustment layers and blending modes. In this tutorial I show you a very quick way to add a contrasty “grunge” look to a photograph. This is a good fit for many different types of images, and works extremely well with photographs that have a lot of texture.


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There are a lot of things that you can do to enhance photographs using adjustment layers and blending modes. In this tutorial I show you a very quick way to add a contrasty “grunge” look to a photograph. This is a good fit for many different types of images, and works extremely well with photographs that have a lot of texture.


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Nicole S. Young is a photographer, published author, and educator specializing in Lightroom, Photoshop, and photography. She is best known for her books on food photography but is widely versed in various photographic genres, including landscape, nature, stock, travel, and lifestyle.

5 Comments

  1. Antonio Marzo August 30, 2018 at 10:22 am - Reply

    Excuse me, but your videos have a very low quality that prevents me from watching the various steps on Photoshop. Thanks anyway for the goodwill.

    • Nicole S. Young August 30, 2018 at 12:55 pm - Reply

      My videos are 1080p HD; if you are seeing it in a lower quality then you should change it in the YouTube settings.

  2. John Newton September 4, 2018 at 7:08 am - Reply

    Short, sweet and to the point. Really helpful tips. I love this. Thank you for doing theses videos.

  3. The Q Agency September 6, 2018 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    Nice video. Clear, easy to follow. Short & sweet. Thanks for not whipping through the process!

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