Cool Vintage Overview

The SLR Lounge Cool Vintage Pack is part of the Complete Vintage Photoshop Action Pack [click to view] and contains warm toned (teal, azure, violet) vintage effects. It contain a total of 16 Effect actions.

The Cool Vintage Pack Effect Actions are designed to be used by themselves, as well as in conjunction with other SLR Lounge Vintage Action Packs (what we refer to as Mixology). The Tweaks, which are only included with the Base Vintage Pack, will allow you to fine tune your images final look.

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Cool Vintage Bright Washes

The Bright Wash Effect Style brightens the exposure of the image as well as fades the overall image contrast. This action pack contains the following Bright Wash effects:

Teal + Bright Wash – Green toned image with brightened exposure and faded contrast.
Azure + Bright Wash – Blue toned color tones with brightened exposure and faded contrast.
Violet + Bright Wash – Purple toned color tones with brightened exposure and faded contrast.
Cool Cross + Bright Wash – Cool color tones with added cross processing, brightened exposure and faded contrast.
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Cool Vintage Neutral Punches

The Neutral Punch Effect Style uses the standard brightness of the image as well as boosts overall image contrast. This action pack contains the following Neutral Punch effects:

Teal + Neutral Punch – Green toned image with standard brightness and high contrast.
Azure + Neutral Punch – Blue color tones with standard brightness and high contrast.
Violet + Neutral Punch – Purple color tones with standard brightness and high contrast.
Cool Cross + Neutral Punch – Cool color tones with added cross processing, standard brightness and high contrast.
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Cool Vintage Neutral Washes

The Neutral Washes Effect Style uses the standard brightness of the image as well as washes and fades the overall image contrast. This action pack contains the following Neutral Wash effects:

Teal + Neutral Wash – Green toned image with standard brightness and faded overall contrast
Azure + Neutral Wash – Blue toned image with standard brightness and faded overall contrast
Violet + Neutral Wash – Purple color tones with standard brightness and faded overall contrast
Cool Cross + Neutral Wash– Cool color tones with added cross processing, standard brightness and faded overall contrast
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Cool Vintage Dark Washes

Designed for Mixology, the Dark Wash Effect Styles darkens the image exposure and fades the overall contrast. This action pack contains the following Dark Wash effects:

Teal + Dark Wash – Green toned image with darkened exposure and faded contrast
Azure + Dark Wash – Azure color tones with darkened exposure and faded contrast
Violet + Dark Wash – Purple color tones with darkened exposure and faded contrast
Cool Cross + Dark Wash– Cool color tones with added cross processing, darkened exposure and faded contrast
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Cool Vintage Mixology

To the right are a few examples of Mixology using the Warm Vintage Pack along with other actions in the SLR Lounge Vintage Action Set. Be sure to check out the Mixology page to see examples on Mixology.

Color Tone + Effect Style

The SLR Lounge Action System differs from other actions in that our system is not only extremely powerful, it is also incPurpleibly simple and intuitive.

Each Effect Action is named based on a simple and intuitive formula :

Color Tone + Effect Style = Action Result

The Color Tone describes the colors that the effect will apply to the image, while the Effect Style describes the type of processing that will be applied. Each of which is discussed in more detail below.

Cool Vintage Color Scheme

Each SLR Lounge Action Set is designed and grouped by it’s color schema. The Warm Vintage Set has a color scheme based on a warmed vintage look as described below, and shown in the image to the right.

Teal – Green tones
Azure – Blue tones
Violet – Purple Tones
Cool Cross – Cool toned with cross processing

Effect Styles

There are 4 Effect Styles in all of the SLR Lounge Vintage Action Packs which are described below:

Bright Wash – Brightened and faded
Neutral Punch – Unbrightened and high contrast
Neutral Wash – Unbrightened and faded
Dark Wash – Darkened and faded

To see more, check out the image samples from this action pack below.