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JAS_Photo
01-27-2009, 03:44 PM
I was inspired to give this a try after reading about it here and also listening to Marco's podcast about Photoshop Actions.

I found this preset here:

http://www.lightroomkillertips.com/2009/presets-old-fashioned-effect/

I had a photo of the Calgary Tower peaking over an old bank:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3524/3232228758_bb14fa55f2.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/3232228758/sizes/m/)


Here it is modified:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3535/3232253550_e3e6022b46_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jas_photos/3232253550/sizes/l/in/photostream/)

That was fun and I learned how to download presets into Lightroom to boot.

Barefoot
01-28-2009, 03:01 AM
Thatís kinda nice. Show us some more if you have any. Iíd be more interested in the old bank than the tower behind it. I like the signs of weathering around its edges and the structure on the top. Do you have any more where youíve gotten in tighter on some of its features?

I suppose that a preset in Lightroom is the equivalent of an action in PS? I guess Iíll have to break down a get Lightroom if I want to continue to use actions or anything like them.

I took delivery this past Friday of a new computer with an AMD Quad Core Processor and my old copy of PS7 isnít going to run on it. I wonít miss PS7 or the old relic that I was running it on.

Marko
01-28-2009, 10:55 AM
I VERY much like the B/w treatment here - great shapes too!