Add a grunge look to photographs in Photoshop [Video]

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Add a grunge look to photographs in Photoshop [Video]

By |2018-08-23T15:59:03+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Tutorials, Videos|Tags: , , |5 Comments

There are a lot of things that you can do to enhance photographs using adjustment layers and blending modes. In this tutorial I show you a very quick way to add a contrasty “grunge” look to a photograph. This is a good fit for many different types of images, and works extremely well with photographs that have a lot of texture.

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Nicole S. Young is a professional photographer and published author whose love of photography and teaching has grown into an online business where she creates training materials and resources for other photographers. Nicole is best known for her books on food photography, but is widely versed in a variety of photographic genres, including landscape, travel, lifestyle, and even underwater photography. You can learn more about Nicole's work on her website,


  1. Antonio Marzo August 30, 2018 at 10:22 am - Reply

    Excuse me, but your videos have a very low quality that prevents me from watching the various steps on Photoshop. Thanks anyway for the goodwill.

    • Nicole S. Young August 30, 2018 at 12:55 pm - Reply

      My videos are 1080p HD; if you are seeing it in a lower quality then you should change it in the YouTube settings.

  2. John Newton September 4, 2018 at 7:08 am - Reply

    Short, sweet and to the point. Really helpful tips. I love this. Thank you for doing theses videos.

  3. The Q Agency September 6, 2018 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    Nice video. Clear, easy to follow. Short & sweet. Thanks for not whipping through the process!

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