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Black and White through Channel Mixer | Split Toning in Photoshop

StartFragmentIn print, toning is when we take a traditional black-and-white paper print and dip it in chemicals to change its color and make it more permanent. For example, Ansel Adams often used selenium, which made his prints slightly purple in the darker areas. (Selenium Toning) This unexpected result often give the photo a more polished look. - Check out more on traditional Lightroom Split Toning here. With the accessibility of Photoshop, it is very simple to add a slight tint to an image, i.e. by adding a Sepia Color Photo Filter. But inorder to capture the level of polisheness of a split toned photo, consider using the Channel Mixer feature instead. Digital Split-Toning in Photoshop Ch

Normal map flip Green(Y)

Depending on what game engine or 3D software package you use, the way in how these programs handle normal maps are often different. In programs such as ZBrush and xNormal, there are settings allowed for exporting normal maps to different target platforms. That is great, but what is the difference between normal maps exported for say 3DSMax vs. Maya, or UDK vs. marmoset? If the normal map you bake out are showing seams and artifacts, a quick way to fix this is to simply inverting the Green channel in the R(G)B stacks inside of Photoshop. This is a maya screengrab of a creature mapped with normal map baked out using the 3DS max setting from ZBrush. Notice the seams on the edges and borders, no

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