the Digital Velvia action in Adobe Photoshop 7.0
Steps below will guide you in the creation of an action
that gives your images that Velvia Look.
By using the below steps, it will greatly speed up the
process of giving your images that added boost in color.
Do not run this action on
your original images. Make a
copy of the original and then precede with the action.
the Digital Velvia Action
1. Click "Create New Set" in the Action Panel.
2. Give your Action a Name: (Digital Velvia) or your choose.
3.Click "create new action"
4. Name this according to your own preferences.
5. Open the
6. Verify the
image is rotated properly and is the correct image size.
Recording your Action
8. On tool bar go to "Image"> scroll down to
Click on Duplicate image. You now have two images on the
9.On tool bar go
to "Image"> scroll down to Channel Mixer>
Click on "Channel Mixer">
Select Red channel
Choose R:120 G:-10 B:-10
Select Green channel
Choose R:-10 G:120 B:-10
Select Blue channel
Choose R:-10 G:-10 B:120
Stop Action. At this point you are able to stop
or if you would like to add
a little more color boost add the following to the
Change blend mode to colour.
For a stronger boost add 20
same routine as above for other channels.
For a very strong boost
and the same again for the other channels.
That completes the creation of the Digital Velvia
This action might not completely emulate Fuji Velvia,
but it does come close.
Normal Image above - No color correction
The above image is fine, but as you can see
from the below image, creating the illusion of dynamic
colors and light really make the image jump off the page.
Give it a try, you might just
come to like it.