RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Photo-Based Art Emulating natural-media painting techniques

reverse engeneering - polaroid

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 11-26-2009, 04:10 PM
cosmalabadeusz cosmalabadeusz is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3
reverse engeneering - polaroid

hi

for two days now i'm trying to figure out how to get this kind of 'simple' polaroid effect
i'm close, but not close enough. i like the processed photo so much, that i would like to reproduce this effect as close as possible.
any ideas how to achieve it?

thanks!
mateusz
Attached Images
File Type: jpg polaroid_effect.jpg (84.2 KB, 67 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 11-26-2009, 08:24 PM
Craig Walters's Avatar
Craig Walters Craig Walters is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: somewhere over there
Posts: 8,786
Blog Entries: 4
Re: reverse engeneering - polaroid

there are a number of aging filters in paint shop pro and filter forge has quite a few aging and grunge filters.
Reply With Quote top
  #3  
Old 11-27-2009, 02:57 AM
cosmalabadeusz cosmalabadeusz is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3
Re: reverse engeneering - polaroid

Kraellin,

but i don't want to use any kind of 'aging effect filters'.

pure step by step work.
anyone?
Reply With Quote top
  #4  
Old 11-27-2009, 07:27 AM
Fluffbutt's Avatar
Fluffbutt Fluffbutt is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, UK
Posts: 168
Re: reverse engeneering - polaroid

Just as a starting point, based on the looks of it:

1 convert to sepia
1a - reduce the sepia colour saturation by about -50 (I tested that).
2 Make a burn overlay and paint in 'burn' into the edges, sorta random-like
3 increase contrast (you need to look and adjust for the image, not me tell you a value).
4 maybe add a overblown hilight layer and 'un-burn' some hilights as in the top of the picture.
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Polaroid transfer look duke2b Photo-Art Resources 2 10-11-2009 10:48 PM
Polaroid 809 "chocolate" look? wallpaperviking Photo Retouching 11 09-22-2009 02:27 AM
polaroid must be fixed ~ pointers and help please? starrynight Photo Restoration 7 06-13-2009 05:15 PM
Adding Polaroid Dust and Scratches removal Plug In HILDA WOOD Software 4 05-24-2008 10:43 AM
need size of polaroid pixelzombie Photography 2 02-04-2008 05:28 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved