If you’ve ever been curious or perhaps a bit intimidated about using textures on your photographs then this video is for you. Textures are awesome because they can add that something extra that your photo was missing even if you didn’t know anything was missing. Texture just makes your final product, well, more.
More interesting, more beautiful, much more raved over. The beauty of textures is that they are simple and easy to use. Can create a variety of effects from light, to warmth, coolness, darkness, depth, softness, grunge and well, simply texture. You’ll have optimal control over the effect with the use of layers, blend modes, masks and even plugins. Virtually the possibilities are endless.
If you haven’t tried using texture in your work perhaps it’s time to give it a try. Follow the simple steps in this video and you’ll see just how fun and easy it can be.
Before & Afters using Depth And Warmth Textures – click to view full size.
The first image in each set is the original and the others have all had texture applied with the recipe used to achieve the effect.