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Post Production Tips

The SLR Photoshop Action Pack: Carmel Popcorn Mixology

By Pye Jirsa on March 21st 2012

Overview & Mixology Recipe

For those of you that have already purchased and are enjoying the SLR Lounge Vintage Action Pack, we will be constantly releasing new Mixologies for you all to enjoy! Each new Mixology Action takes only 30 seconds and a few clicks to create and gives you a completely new look and action that you can add to your Photoshop Action Repertoire.

This week are displaying the “Carmel Popcorn” Mixology. It gives you a very warm and poppy look. Check it out!

Carmel Popcorn — From the top layer to bottom
Contrast Boost @ 100%
Saturate @ 25%
Warmer @ 60%
Brighten @ 30%
Desaturated Cross + Neutral Punch @ 50%
Cross Process @ 50%
Desaturate @75%
Punch @ 80%
Apricot + Neutral Punch @ 50%
Reverse Saturation @ 100%
Apricot Punch @ 80%

Share Your Results!

Be sure to share your results on our Mixology Forum.

Mixology Video Tutorial

For those of you that would like to watch the video tutorial on how we create this Mixology as well as turn it into a new Photoshop Action, click the video below:

Carmel Popcorn Sample Images

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Q&A Discussions

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  1. Joseph Prusa

    thanks for sharing

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  2. Taposy Rabeya

    Such an excellent and helpful tips. Thanks a lot.

    Clipping Path

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  3. Cesar

    Where is the “Reverse Saturation”,
    Apricot Punch and
    Punch actions??? I cant find it in the
    SLR Lounge Vintage Action Pack?? I just bought this Action pack 2days ago and they are not there…are there under other name like the Cross Process that I found under “Simple Cross” within the “Base Vintage Pack” ???

    I want to complete my recipe to achieve this look…Please Help !

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    • Anonymous

      You are not confusing products are you? Did you buy the Lightroom 4 Preset System or the Photoshop Vintage Action Pack?

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    • Cesar

      I bought the Vintage Action pack. ($50)

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    • Anonymous

      Hmmm, strange. Did you follow the video tutorial? This is the first time we have heard of not being able to find what the tutorial instructs.

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