Orton effect these days is an extremely popular post-processing technique with landscape photographers. With this technique you can make your photos look dreamy – like it has been pulled right out of a Lord of the Rings scene. But how to achieve this effect? Believe it or not, the technique is surprisingly simple. All you have to do is put some amount of blur and adjust the brightness and contrast of your photo to achieve the right amount of Orton effect.
Here we have a video tutorial by Nick Page where he demonstrates two simple methods of achieving Orton effect in Adobe Photoshop. One is the known method that I have mentioned earlier and another one is through the Google Nik Collection Tool. Just go through this 8 minute video and learn all you can about the famous post-processing technique.
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