How to Achieve 5 Common Looks in Photoshop

How do I achieve this look? That’s the question that gets asked all the time. In this post, you’ll learn 5 common effects and how to create them in easy steps. Believe me – they’re incredibly easy and do not require a bunch of layers. Matte/Faded/Raised Blacks This simple effect with many names is used to make photos look deep and emotional. You’ll see it used a lot on Instagram. It’s also mistakenly called crushed blacks but that’s not the proper term – in fact, crushed blacks is the opposite effect of raised blacks (See the next part). (Read more...)