We’ve all had it happen… You take a picture and it looks great on the camera preview screen! Then you open the image up to do some post processing work and there are purple edges and strange color blurs. Well, what the heck is that?
In the photo above you can see purple and teal edges. Find out what that is, what causes it, and how to fix it in this Question of the Week!
There are several plug-ins within the Topaz software family that can be applied to render old school film and vintage photo effects that were commonly used by photographers in previous years and formats. If you are interested in giving your image a stylized, moody or nostalgic look, read on to find out which programs you should use.
In traditional photography, a photo negative is what you see on a roll of developed film; the darkest and lightest areas of the image are reversed, resulting in a positive print once taken into the darkroom. It is also possible to create this effect digitally with a single click in a variety of editors.
The release of Topaz Black and White Effects 2.1 introduced a variety of new borders not found in any other Topaz plug-in. During a recent Webinar, a question was asked if it is possible to use a B&W Effects border on a color image. The answer–yes!
Here is how it is done:
*This can be achieved in any program that supports layers and overlays
1. Open the image in Photoshop and duplicate the layer (Ctrl/Cmd + J):