Monday, July 31

CoffeeShop "Chamomile Tea" Fine Art Photoshop/PSE Action!

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I had some time to work on the computer this weekend and I ended up writing a new action, CoffeeShop "Chamomile Tea" adds beautiful warmth and light to your image and is fully adjustable. I love using it on images that are cool in tone and need to be warmed up, like photos taken in shadow or gloomy days. But it also looks beautiful on other types of images like landscapes and still life.

I wanted to thank the photographers at Unsplash for the beautiful images I used in this post. (Knees, Woman at Beach, Flower Bouquet, Holding Hands, Vase, Roses, Woman in Forest, Woman Portrait, Shells)

This action does wonders for dark studio portraits (original image).

CoffeeShop "Chamomile Tea" Photoshop/PSE Action Tutorial:

Run the CoffeeShop "Chamomile Tea" action on your image.

This is what the image looks like without any changes to the layers.  You can adjust each layer's opacity and/or paint on the layer mask.

I wanted to darken the edges on this image, so I clicked on the "Lighten" layer mask and used a soft low opacity black brush and and painted on the edges of the image.

Then I brought the "Bump Contrast" layer up to 50%. I think this edit turned out so beautifully.

I would love to see your own edits using this action on my Facebook page!

Download the CoffeeShop "Chamomile Tea" Photoshop/PSE Action.

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  1. I keep forgetting to say THANK YOU on each action...I am 64 yrs old and just getting into the deeper parts of PSE and discovered your actions!! Thank you so much for sharing your talents when I can only do simple stuff!! You are a life saver! I promise to post a couple that I did using your actions on your facebook page!

    1. That is wonderful to read Vicki!!! I would love to see your work, please post some. And if you have any suggestions of things you would like for me to post, please let me know!

  2. Hi, thanks for your lovely work. I installed the presets in the PSE 2020 and when I want to use it, it doesnt work. What can I do


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