How to make a negative in Photoshop

The negative effect is used in the design of works (collages, banners, etc.) in Photoshop. The purposes may be different, and the correct way is only one. In this tutorial, we are going to talk about how to create a black and white negative from a photo in Photoshop.

Create a negative in Photoshop

We'll break down the technique to quickly create a negative from a finished photo. To do this, we will apply the simple functions of the program to invert colors, whiten and give the desired tone.

  1. Open the photo you want to edit.

  2. Now we have to invert the colors and bleach this photo. If you want, you can do these steps in any order. To invest. To do this, press the key combination CTRL + I on the keyboard. What we get is this:

  3. Next, we bleach by pressing the combination CTRL + SHIFT + U. Outcome:

  4. Since a negative cannot be completely black and white, we are going to add some blue tones to our image. For this we will use adjustment layers, specifically "Color balance"..

  5. In the layer settings (which opens automatically), select "Intermediate tones". and pull the lower slider to the blue side.

  6. The last step is to add some contrast to our nearly finished negative. Go back to the adjustment layers and this time choose "Brightness / Contrast"..

    Set the contrast value in the layer settings to approximately 20 units.

This concludes the creation of a black and white negative in Photoshop. Use this technique, fantasize, create, good luck!

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