The Lomo-Effect on photographs is used frequently to provide an old photograph feel or simply a colour manipulation. I have made this into a written tutorial from this video tutorial from tutvid! If you are in a rush I have made an actions file that you can download and add in Photoshop easily! If you are using GIMP then checkout this tutorial.
Lomo-Effect in Photoshop
Curves Layer Opacity 50%
2. Gradient Map – Overlay
Gradient Map - Overlay (Opacity 50%)
The Before and After shot:
Before & After
3. Photoshop Action (.atn)
Download Lomo-Effect Action (.atn)
Donwnload Lomo Action (.atn)
If you get stuck anywhere just comment below!
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thank full br . i need it alot i get it now …thank and thank and thank
This is fantastic. Thanks for sharing this with us.
I’m a graphic design student with a decent photography background. New equipment tends to be very expensive for me, so this is a great way to experiment with my photos without having to purchase a new piece of equipment.
fantastic!! So easy, and my photos now look great:-) thanks for this very-easy-to-follow tutorial!!
I have a short tutorial here: http://www.scottphotographics.com/jhp-photoshop-actions-review/
This is the screen shot of what you have to do: Loading Actions
Basically you need to go to Window –> Actions
Then find the Load Actions in the tab
And add the actions set .atn
Let me know how it goes!
Hi…lovely article..i must say diz lomo effect is d best photography effect ive seen so far..i just downloaded the .atn file and i have kept it in the actions folder..how do i use it then? cos i checked actions but couldnt find it..will wait to hear from you
I have a short tutorial on this: http://www.scottphotographics.com/jhp-photoshop-actions-review/
Start from the third of fourth screenshot!
If you have any further problems just comment or email me!
I downloaded the action, yet dont know for sure how to use it.
Thanks, ANd i love this oh so much.. will look great on my photography.
Thanks Diezl for the nice feedback :)
Awesome tutorial! Thank you very much!
Click the download image to start downloading the .atn! Or click the link below :)
Wheres the actions folder? Sorry… Im new.
I haven’t used PS Elements much, but Curves could be in: Enhance > Adjust Color > Adjust Color Curve, possibly!
I have PS Elements, and it might just be me but I can’t find the CURVES thinger… hmm. Guess I’ll just DL the action.
Just wanted to say thank you. I used it today on a photograph, and its amazing. So simple yet so effective. :)
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