Old Looking Photo Impression

Hi again, today’s tutorial is making a new photo to have an old looking impression. To  make it history like and everything. Oh, and  I am using photoshop CS4 to make this tutorial so I didn’t know if it will work well in other version…

Step01
First, choose a photo. This is a dancer from Indonesia, by the way.

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Step02
And to have a nice contrast, let’s go to image>adjustments>level(Shift+ctrl+L), change the black slider into 40, and the grey slider into 2.

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Step03
Then  go to image>adjustments>hue/saturation. Make the hue into 40, saturation into 25, and lightnes into -20

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Step04
Duplicate this layer, then go to filter>blur>Gaussian blur. But the face still blurry, of course, we don’t want that

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Step05
In the layer box, select the mask icon. And then make gradient from black into white, from the face to the outside.

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Change the layer mode into lighter mode.

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Step06
Now copy and paste the image below into the picture, resize it. Then set the layer mode into overlay with 80% opacity.

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Step07
Since it still look a little darker,activate the layer and  go to the image>adjustments>level(Shift+ctrl+L), change the grey slider into 2.

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Step08
Make a new layer, use a rectangular marquee too (M) to make a border.

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Step09
Press shift+ctrl+i to invert the selection. Add a fill to the selection

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Step10
Press ctrl+d to deactivate selection. This is the final result.

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