How to give any photo an aged look

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Hey everyone! My name’s Brandi, and I blog over at I’m thrilled to be here with you today and thanks to Lori for having me.

In honor of Lori and her love of vintage, I’m going to show you how to give any digital photo a vintage or aged look. Vintage-y, aged photos are popular right now, and for good reason – they look really nifty. The great part is that they are easy to do, and I’m going to walk you through it in the video below.

What you’ll need:
  • Any version of either Photoshop or Photoshop Elements
  • A photo
  • And a texture (optional)

The video:

This video is available in high definition. I recommend clicking the full screen button at the far right to see everything clearly (it’s to the right of the HD logo and looks like four arrows pointing towards each other).

My favorite texture sources (I mention this list in the video):

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment, or you can contact me directly right here. Enjoy the video!


shari said...

It's so great to put a voice to the blogger! Great tutorial, Brandi!

Leslie Todd said...

Great tutorial! I can't wait to try it.

Brandi said...

Thank you! I had fun doing it!

Cindy said...

So cool, a video!! Yes, Brandi, I do hope you'll do more! :-)
I'm sure I'll have questions once I have the chance to give this a try - it takes me a few times! :-) Thanks for sharing your tips once again on photography editing.

Red Bird Jewellery said...

Brilliant - thanks so much!

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