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Faded Matte Effect in GIMP

Today’s tutorial shows you how to achieve the faded ‘matte effect’ when editing photos using the open-source image editor GIMP. GIMP is free to download and use on Windows, Mac & Linux systems, and is a good alternative to Photoshop. Download it here. ~ The faded, matte look is very popular, and is often used to achieve a vintage, retro or nostalgic feel in photography. Once you understand what’s going on, it’s very easy to add this effect to your own editing process and to play around with it until you have a look that you’re happy with. This faded, […]