Perfect Effects blending modes

Create new effects with Perfect Effects blending modes

05 Add a new effect

Perfect Effects blending modes

So to do this I click the ‘Add’ button in the Effect Stack panel. I know which effect I need to add – it’s the Tone Enhancer.

06 Tone Enhancer adjustments

Perfect Effects blending modes

The Tone Enhancer combines brightness and contrast sliders with curves adjustments. I won’t bother with any curves adjustments – I’ll just push the Shadows slider up to maximum to bring up the darkest parts of the picture, and increase the Brightness value too.

07 The finished picture

Perfect Effects blending modes

I quite like this effect. It has a vintage ‘travel’ feel and I’ve got the satisfaction of working it out for myself rather than simply picking it from a list of presets!

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