Here are the before and after images:
Here is the original image after importing to PhotoDirector.
The first step is to make a few global adjustment to the photo. Adjustments required for each photo can be unique, the basic idea is to tone down the contrast and color.
The screen capture below displays the adjustment made in Contrast, Brightness, Clarity, Vibrance and Saturation.
The sky does not look that great with so much grain. The good thing in PhotoDirector is the Brush Tool where you can create a mask to tone down the grain effect in any part of the image. So, by simply brushing on the skies, it looks more smooth now.
This Lomo effect is saved as a Preset and for a faster workflow, your can download it from DirectorZone here.
If you are new to PhotoDirector, you can download a 30-day trial here.
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