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Free action: Warm Sepia by LalaM Free action: Warm Sepia by LalaM
Lately I’ve been asked a lot about the soft vintage tones I get in my pictures. The tones I got in pictures like this I got them from this action by Apples and Sisters, Warm Sepia. This little action has become my all-time fave for fast vintage processing and now I use it for every single picture I take.

-This action is part of our actions' set High Contrast. We're giving away this action for free but the rest of the set is premium and it's only available over at the Apples and Sisters Resources website.
-Please tag your images 'apples and sisters resources' if used and also please share your results in our group pool.
-If you want to download the rest of our free resources such as textures, actions and Lightroom presets, please click here.
-This action and the rest of the High Contrast set was especially designed to achieve excellent quality on SLR/DSLR images - you can use these actions for all your images, even images taken with point-and-shoot cameras but please keep in mind that you'll get top-quality, professional results using these actions on SLR/DSLR pictures.
-The action was made in Photoshop CS2, and it's compatible with Photoshop CS, CS2, CS3 and CS4. This action was never tested in Photoshop 7 or earlier versions – if you give it a go and it works, please let us know.

And now, a couple secrets about this action:
-If you want to get stronger tones but keep it vintage all in the same movement, after running the action go to image > apply image > soft light 65%
-If you want to get a much more creamy sepia effect with stronger lighting, run the action and then go to image > apply image > soft light 50% > finally run the same action again and that’s it.

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ddriskill Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
Dear LalaM:  could you please send this action to  I see all kinds of "risky" messages when I try to download this beautiful looking action.  You are very talented, judging by your art, of course.  My thanks for your generosity.
MUAYTHAIXD Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you
nantakul Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
thank you
EugeniaStork Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012   General Artist
Used here: [link]
Thank you!
namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Used here [link] Thanks so much for the wonderful free action :hug:
MINTSUNSHINE Featured By Owner May 11, 2011   Photographer
thank you
azrull Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011   Photographer
the best !
Buupu Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
God I love this one, thank you so much!
HannahManhattan Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
me encnataaa
melody51515 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010
would you like us to credit you if your action is used outside of deviantArt? :3
LalaM Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
that would be great. thank you!
hskiko Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
thxx ^^
VarvaraK Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010  Student Photographer
it works as well n CS5. Amazing! Thank you!
name-x3 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010

i love it! ♥
eedology Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
i love it
LalaM Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2010
left of your screen, download option.
TheRedRidingHood Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
where can I download?
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