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Need help attaining this effect pls. ty

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Old 09-02-2010, 11:44 AM
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Need help attaining this effect pls. ty

Hello all. I've been seeing this effect around here and there but not sure how to go about attaining it. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.

http://th01.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/...fx-d2xpzn7.jpg

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Old 09-02-2010, 05:04 PM
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Re: Need help attaining this effect pls. ty

Since I don't see anything appealing to me in this image, I'll have to ask you what you are trying to copy - the "El Vaquero Muerto" leather mask, the nude tattooed body, the lighting, the background, the pose, ...,what? There isn't enough untatted skin to see any lighting effect, is there?
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Old 10-12-2010, 02:06 AM
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Re: Need help attaining this effect pls. ty

Try merging all of your layers to a new layer and apply the High Pass filter at a setting of 50 - 100px depending on your image size, then set this layer blending mode to 'overlay' and play with the layer opacity percntage... usually 50% should do it... This will give you the high contrast 'crunchy' feel to a image...
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