fashion contrast effect

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to easily create a fashion contrast effect in Photoshop just a few minutes.

 fashion contrast effect

You’ll need:

Step 1

Open the stock photo and go to Image > Image Size in order to resize the image to 1000px width and 667px height.

 fashion contrast effect image

Step 2

Go to Filter > Blur > Smart Blur and apply blur with the settings shown below.

fashion contrast effect smart blur

 fashion contrast effect smart blur result

Step 3

Now, let’s increase the brightness and sharpness by selecting Filter > Sharpen > Smart Sharpen and using the following values.

fashion contrast effect smart sharpen

 fashion contrast effect smart sharpen result

Step 4

Select Layer > Duplicate Layer > OK to duplicate the current layer. Then, choose Image > Adjustments > Channel Mixer and use the following settings.

 fashion contrast effect channel mixer

 fashion contrast effect channel mixer result

Step 5

Now, change layer blending mode to Color Burn.

 fashion contrast effect color burn

Step 6

Duplicate the original layer again and drag it above all the other layers in the layers palette. Select Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast and use the values shown below.

 fashion contrast effect brightness contrast

 fashion contrast effect brightness contrast result

Step 7

Change the layer blending mode to Lighter Color.

 fashion contrast effect lighter color

Step 8

To desaturate the picture, duplicate the current layer and select Image > Adjustments > Desaturate.

fashion contrast effect desaturate

Step 9

Go to Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast and increase the brightness.

fashion contrast effect increase brightness

 fashion contrast effect increase brightness result

Step 10

Finally, change the layer blending mode for the current layer to Screen.

 fashion contrast effect

And we’re done!