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Producing Vintage Images Using Lightroom

LR31Have you ever thought of having a vintage look for your images? If yes, you can create your own vintage preset that can be applied on some images you want to use. However, before you make one, you have to be certain about the styles and characteristics that you want to incorporate in the vintage preset. Images with vintage effects are nostalgic as it represents the photos taken in the past.

So, how do you define vintage? It is very important to know the definition of vintage so that you can make a perfect antique and old-fashioned style preset.

Using Adobe Lightroom’s Develop Presets

The most convenient way to create a vintage Look is to use Adobe Lightroom. However, if you don’t have much time to create one, you can always purchase collections of vintage preset online or download it for free. But in this article, we will still show you how to create vintage preset manually.

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to create a vintage preset using Lightroom. But if you want more Presets for Adobe Lightroom – see list here, check more at Lightroomfanatic.com.

Creating a preset for your action sport camera images can be time-consuming, but the outcome can be overwhelming since you can use it anytime you want.

Fade Out Preset Using the Tone Curve

The first thing you need to do is to go the tone curve panel in Lightroom and move the cursor to the left. By doing this, it will remove the black color in the image making the color tones lighter. Other important adjustment is already up to you, but the best way to have a good image outcome is to use the smart preview to know the difference.

Split Toning in Lightroom

The next step in creating a vintage look is to add color with necessary split toning adjustments. The basic modification is very simple. You just have to apply a warm selection of color to the main colors of vintage look: Red, yellow and orange.

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