Add duotone effect to your photos

Want to get a dramatic, colorful effect that's perfect for high-contrast images? Here's how you can do it in Photoshop.

Before applying the Duotone quick action in your image After applying the Duotone quick action in your image

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Get a dramatic, colorful effect that's perfect for high-contrast images with a single click. 

Open your image in Photoshop and follow the quick steps below to get the desired result:

  1. You can access the Discover Panel in Photoshop using the search icon at the upper right of the app workspace. Alternatively, you can use the Cmd/Ctrl + F keyboard shortcut or choose Help > Photoshop Help from the menu bar.

  2. In the Discover panel, navigate to the Browse > Quick Actions and select Make B/W background

  3. Click the Apply button to turn your image background into black and white.

    Navigate to the Discover panel > Quick Actions > Add duotone effect and click Apply

  4. (Optional) To try on a different layer, select the one your want from the Layers panel and click Refresh to resume.

  5. Click the Revert button to undo the applied changes. To find more quick actions that you can apply to your image, click Browse more quick actions.

    Click Revert to undo the changes applied by the Add duotone effect quick action

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