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A nice Visual Effect

April 24th, 2015 - Idea(1 min)

Today I wanted to get a headline image for my site, with a Gantt chart. I started from:


which is a bit dull. I created then a photo filter layer with the following attributes:

  • Filter: warming filter
  • Density: 25% (I think that’s the default)
  • Blending mode: Screen

The result was this pretty image:


To add a bit of oomph to it, I added an exposure layer:

  • Exposure: -0.28
  • Offset: +0.0882
  • Gamma correction: 0.34
  • Blending mode: Color burn, Fill 35%

Lo and behold:



Credits: Header image CC BY 3.0 by cr103 -

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