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The Orton Effect

By Rick LePage  ·  Issue: V6N1 (January/February 2009)

The photographer Michael Orton developed an inventive landscape technique in the 1980s using slide film, but it has become a popular digital effect as well, and it’s easy to create inside Photoshop Elements.

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4 Replies to The Orton Effect:

  1. Charles

    October 8, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    Thank you for this excellent tutorial. Please, please, please add a Cheat Sheet.

    • Rick LePage

      October 18, 2011 at 2:29 pm

      Hi Charles,

      The article is the cheat sheet! ;)

      Rick

      • Steve

        March 13, 2012 at 7:08 pm

        Rick, thank you for the great job on this tutorial. I had started working on an image when I noticed your tutorial on the home page of the website. I had read it before, but thought this image was ready for a test drive with Orton. I wasn’t disappointed. I followed your directions and it came out great.
        Wish I could attach it to show you.

  2. Timothy

    October 16, 2014 at 2:21 am

    I’ve been playing around with this tutorial on black and white portraits — makes for a really interesting look. :)

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