Jump to content

Old Timey Effect


Recommended Posts

All-

I'm a relative newb. Is there a filter or plugin/whatever that will redo my color photos and make them look like old timey (circa 1900) pictures? I'd need to turn them from color to B&W or the B&W + hand tinted look, add a few scratches, and some script writing (like they used to scratch on tintypes). I can figure out how to do the writing, but everything else is a mystery to me.

Thanks!

Link to post
Share on other sites

Sigh. As usual, poking around I figured out how to do the tinting. Who knew they'd have the word "Sepia" in a menu.

And I figured out a decent (although not the best) method of adding the scratches. I cloned the picture into two layers, used the "frosted glass" effect on the cloned layer with the following settings:

Maximum Scatter Radius: 27.03

Minimum Scatter Radius: 5.89

Smoothness: 1

I put the cloned layer on top of the original layer, set the cloned layer's opacity to 62, and it seemed to turn out pretty nice.

Link to post
Share on other sites

You could also try the Olden plugin by Simon Brown

Link to post
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...