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Develop Artistic Effects with iCorrect EditLab Pro

by on Apr.26, 2016, under Uncategorized

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In addition to making color corrections quickly and easily, iCorrect EditLab Pro can also be used to create many different artistic effects.

In this post we will show how easy it is to add warming or cooling effects, subtle sepia toning, and dramatic black and white conversions.

Let’s start with a brilliant, well-balanced photo of the famed Gothic Bridge #28 in Central Park.

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One of the easiest ways to add your own unique vision, especially to seasonal shots, is to manually adjust the color balance to make the image warmer or cooler.  With iCorrect EditLab Pro, this is accomplished with Slider Controls in the Color Balance tool.  After switching the Color Balance tool from the default Eye Dropper mode to the 3-Slider mode, simply move the first Slider toward (R)ed, the second Slider toward (M)agenta, and the third Slider toward (Y)ellow, to make the image warmer.

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Another interesting effect, known as sepia toning, can be a great way to add more visual interest to a black and white photo.  Let’s begin by converting our full color image into a custom black and white photo, and then add back our desired color with the Toning tool. iCorrect EditLab Pro conveniently has as part of its HueSelect ControlPoint Technology, found in Tool Tab 4, an Auto Black and White Conversion feature: If you click the B/W button, it will quickly set every hue to minimum saturation.   It also features and Auto Sepia Tone tool: If you click the Sepia button, it will set every hue to minimum saturation, and set the toning color to a standard sepia tone. These buttons are shortcuts that set multiple controls for you. You can then fine tune any of the settings as well as create your own custom Sepia Tone definitions.

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Finally, even though iCorrect EditLab Pro offers an Auto Black and White Conversion feature, you may want to create a more dramatic expression by modifying other aspects of the image, especially the relative brightness of the highlights and shadows as well as the overall contrast.  This is accomplished in Tool Tab 3.

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So, you can see that it’s very easy to create three very different images with varying effects from the same photo using the straight-forward tools found in iCorrect EditLab Pro.

 


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