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Nino introduces noise to his image to provide overall harmony to the effects while also using noise to add texture back to the frame. Finding the balance between the previous layers of the edits is critical to your image's final success.
Secondary correction is a moment when Nino pauses to take an objective overview of his image. Getting certain areas under control will allow the image to take the color grading even better. This is a fine-tuning phase. Nino will often use his face focus action here to direct the viewer's attentio...
Opening with the gradient map and then selective color and color balance adjustment layers to achieve the muted warm aesthetic that Nino goes for. Nino will again explore why layer order matters tremendously in his color grading process.
Here Nino is focusing on image “compression” using his custom action, which is included in your downloads section. Using a levels adjustment layer, Nino works on the overall final contrast of the image in micro increments.