Recreate the Look of Your Favourite Image by Matching and Toning Colour in Photoshop

Inspiration spurs creativity and it is often you find a photograph or artist that influences your practice. In this Photoshop tutorial Ben Secret helps you recreate the look and feel of an image by matching contrast, tone and saturation. With these brilliant tips get a handle on colour and tone through imitation, but then have fun adding your own unique style.

What mood would you like to recreate with this technique?

[Via Computer Arts - YouTube | Picture Correct]

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David Lara's picture

I've never seen that techique before... quite interesting. Although I don't use PS like I used to (I use LR for 99.5% of my image processing), I can see myself using this to understand and ultimately creating some new starter presets based by deconstructing images tones & color and creating some custom ones based on personal taste.

Regan Shorter's picture

Just discovered this last week and it's so useful for compositing! At work I've been creating photos with co-workers added into old movie posters and this tutorial has been invaluable.

Danielle Douglass's picture

I can imagine this technique would work perfectly for that! It really is a great tutorial. :)

Great article. Thanks for sharing!

Kyle Blunt's picture

Never knew this, very cool!

Spy Black's picture

Very interesting approach to image analysis.

Paul Ciura's picture

Great tutorial. Adding this one to my favs.

antti karppinen's picture

Cool technique! putting it in use!

Roy Rivas's picture

Really cool stuff! I would've never thought of doing this.

Andrew Yianne's picture

Great tips!

Kristjan Järv's picture

Awesome technique!