How to create duotone effect in Adobe Photoshop

What is duotone

Duotone is the effect of using a pair of colors over the photo (image). First, it comes from a printing press and early years of photography.
Now, designers find a new way how to add impact using this technique. Duotone can be subtle and radiant, delicate or shouting, depending on colors you use.

Duotone can be subtle and radiant, delicate or shouting, depending on colors you use.
Today we are going to learn three methods to create duotone effect in Photoshop. What is your favorite? Please leave your comment below.
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Content of the video tutorial

  1. Introduction : 00:05
  2. Duotone via gradient map:
  3. Duotone with image/mode
  4. Using actions to create duotone effect:

Final work:

Duotone effect final work

Resources used in this tutorial.

Download free photoshop actions.

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