Adding Mood With A Photo Filter

I have a processing tutorial on an unsung hero of ON1 Effects – the Photo Filter. The full article is over at the ON1 Blog. An excerpt:

The Photo Filter in Effects is often overlooked. It’s not as flashy as some of its brethren filters. The likes of Dynamic Contrast, Vintage and Sunshine effects continually grab our attention. However, the Photo Filter is a very powerful filter and should be part of your stylization toolbox.
Last summer I spent a bright, moonlit night along the gorgeous, rugged coastline of Lagos, Portugal. It was an incredible treat to have this section of coast all to myself! As I processed one of the photos from this trip, I used contrast and color effects to punch up the rocks and mosses.
However, the scene started to lose the ambience I’d felt when there....

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