How do get the grainy, black and white look

Started Aug 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Mike Warren
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Re: How do get the grainy, black and white look
In reply to curradob, Aug 26, 2012

curradob wrote:


This may be a dumb question. I have aperture and PSE 6. I am looking to post process some photos to get that film look, grainy, black and white? No even sure where I would start or if the software I have is capable of producing such images...

Any suggestion on where to start would be greatly appreciated. thanks.
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Add real film grain from a scanned negative-Petteri Tutorial:

Download Link to hi-res film grain:

Copy paste the film grain image on a top layer, set to Overlay.
Adjust Opacity to taste.


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