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How To Create A Halftone Photo Effect Using Photoshop


The halftone effect is a popular effect you usually see in retro poster designs. This trend seems to have died out, nevertheless i thought it would be a great idea to show you how to recreate this type of photo effect. The tutorial is short, but insightful and takes no time to achieve the end out come.

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We used a stock photo provided to use curtsey of the great guys over at You can purchase the stock photo from their website, or alternatively use any other stock photo. The same photo effect can be achieved regardless of the photograph used.



Tutorial Details

Difficulty: Beginner

Tutorial estimation time: 3 to 6mins

Program: Photoshop

The tutorial was created in Photoshop cs6, but any version from Photoshop 7 above can be used to achieve this end outcome effect.




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