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Want to take a graphic (photo) and use a tint (50%)

Want to take a graphic (photo) and use a tint (50%)

Want to take a graphic (photo) and use a tint (50%)

I would like to use a photo grapic as a background in a project I am doing. I have photos in clip art, but I'd like to use just a tint of them. (They are too strong to use at full strength, my type isn't legible over them now.) How is this done? I have Pagemaker, Photoshop & Illustrator available. (No experience in any of these!)

RE: Want to take a graphic (photo) and use a tint (50%)

Open the image in photoshop.
In the image menu, select -> ADJUST, then -> VARIATIONS.
Have fun :)

RE: Want to take a graphic (photo) and use a tint (50%)

Hi Nancy,

You can put the graphic on it's own layer (in Illustrator) with a rectangle shape above it that's filled with the same color as your background and adjust the rectangle's opacity in the Transparency Palette (AI 9 only).

Hope this Helps.

Cullen Cox
Graphic Artist/Web Designer.

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