How to Create the Dragan Effect in Photoshop

Give portraits a dramatic makeover in the style of Polish photographer Andrzej Dragan. This cool HDR-style effect can be accomplished in a matter of minutes in Photoshop.

Sephia and Metallic Portrait Effect image

Sephia and Metallic Portrait Effect

Ever browse through a national geographic magazine and saw those awesome sepia or black and white portraits? And not just that, it also has that metallic effect, a little shiny and grungy on the face. Learn how to achieve this edgy effect in Photoshop. 

Create a Pseudo HDR image

This tutorial will bring us through the steps in creating the HDR look from a single image in Photoshop, it takes just a few minutes to complete. Lets get started!