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How do you achieve this look:

Thanks!

  • I know we have duplicate questions here, but I couldn't find any. So here's a youtube link to a duotone tutorial: youtu.be/3SKii_OLrHs – Joonas Jan 4 at 8:54
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Create the Background color and the Main Image layer. Click the Main Image layer thumbnail holding Cmd Mac or Ctrl Win to load the transparency selection and copy it.

Main Image

Make a Fill Color layer

Fill Color

Click the Fill Color layer mask holding Alt to see its content

mask

With the selection active, paste

paste

Cmd + I Mac or Ctrl + I Win to invert. Click the Color Fill thumbnail and hid the Main Image layer.

invert

Click the mask and apply levels: reduce midtones increasing shadows and highlights

levels

Work process

animated gif

Result

end

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  • When i make a black Color Fill the selection disappears and when i paste the image into the selected mask it just makes another layer including the picture. – mrcl_lxwen Jan 4 at 10:24
  • Still, this happens imgur.com/a/UuL71bK – mrcl_lxwen Jan 4 at 10:35
  • Answer updated with animated work process – Danielillo Jan 4 at 11:22

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