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Hi Forssux,

To be honest I can't really think of a goo way to do this. A quick search online shows that the most common way to do this digitally is to convert your image to black and white and then hand paint the colours back in with a colour set that gives you the effect you are looking for :) 



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1 hour ago, Forssux said:

Hi There,


I wonder if there's a way to create a Photochrom effect that can be applied to a existing picture.

The proces is explained here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photochrom

Thanks for reading
Guy Forssman

From the article "The finished print was produced using at least six, but more commonly ten to fifteen, tint stones." It also mentions "...strengthening or softening tones as required..." so you are looking at making between six and fifteen copies of your black and white picture and messing with the Curves Adjustment then colouring each print and .... Lot of work and I doubt it could be automated to give any sort of consistency from scene to scene.

I would make copies of greyscale layers of the different channels from an RGB and CMYK colour space and go from there. Advantage of the process is that colouring each greyscale layer is not restricted to RGB/CMYK colours but you could come up with a set of six to fifteen colours (the inks) and make a pallet from that.

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