How to Achieve the Masashi Wakui Look

Masashi Wakui is popular for his captivating night photos of Japan. Wakui’s photos have this unique color effect that adds a touch of emotion to it. But what’s special is not the effect, but the technique used to create the effect. It involves just moving the existing nodes in the Tone Curve settings – you don’t even need to add any nodes. This technique can be used to create a variety of faded effects.

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How to Get the Desaturated Look

One of the most common effects on Instagram is the desaturated look that looks close to grayscale but not exactly. The reds and blues are still there but the rest of the colors are gray. This effect is used for fashion, rooftopping and all sorts of photos. An example of this is Jacqueline Mikuta’s Instagram. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the recipe to create this look easily.

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How to Create Cool Retro Lomo/Crossprocess Effects Using Lightroom

Have you ever wanted to give your photos an hipster retro look? Like the look that Holga and other Lomo cameras create? This Lightroom tutorial will show you how to create this look using a combination of settings. Best of all, you can create a preset out of this and apply it to any photos using one click. Follow this tutorial then download the free Lightroom preset!

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