How to Create Matte Effect in Photoshop

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This tutorial explains how to create a matte effect in Photoshop CC. We are going to use an adjustment layer tool only. Please take a look.

Let's start with before and after picture.

Sleeve - How to Create Matte Effect in Photoshop

You can find Adjustment Layers button at the bottom of the Layers Panel - little circle at the bottom, half black/half white little circle. 1. Click Adjustment Layer button and select Curves from the Menu.

Person - How to Create Matte Effect in Photoshop

 

2. When the Curves box pops up, apply RGB curve similar to the one shown below. * depends on the pics both Input and Output can be lower or higher.

Person - How to Create Matte Effect in Photoshop

3.Once again click Adjustment Layer button but this time please select Solid Color. When the new box Color Picker pops up select chocolate brown color {#5948c} and click OK. Now you should change blend mode of this layer for Soft Light and lower opacity for about 25-27%.

Person - How to Create Matte Effect in Photoshop

4.You will notice now beautiful matte look. If your image need more contrast once again click Adjustment Layer button and select Brightness/Contrast and set Contrast to 9. 5.If you like less warm look simply adjust Saturation for about -6. Once again pick Adjustment layer button and pick Hue/Saturation from the Menu. This is how our image looks like now.

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