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High Contrast Photo Effect

In this tutorial, we will learn how to convert a normal photo to a high contrast photo.

Start by opening a close up face photo of your choice. Press control+j to duplicate the layer.

Now, open channel mixes (Image>Adjustment>Channel Mixer) and apply these values:

Image, after applying channel mixer:

Now, press control+u or go to Image>Adjustment>Hue/Saturation to open Hue/Saturation dialog box and give these values:

Image, after applying Hue/Saturation:

Now, duplicate the base layer and move it to top of the layer palate. Change its blending mode to Linear Light. If you want, you can again duplicate the top layer. You now have your high contrast photograph ready :)