The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

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In this tutorial I will explain step by step how to create a The Faded Antique Look in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Let’s get started!

Step 1

Start with the photo you want to apply the technique, Open in Photoshop.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 2

First, you’re going to add a very warm, yellowish tint to the image. Go to Image >> Adjustments >> Color Balance. When the dialog appears adjust the tones as below.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 3

Now, you need to desaturate the colors a bit. Go to Image >> Adjustments >> Hue/Saturation. When the dialog appears adjust the tones as below.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 4

Now, Duplicate the Main Image Layer, then change the blend mode to Screen, which makes the whole photo very bright and blown out. Now Flatten the two layers (Main Image + Duplicate Layer).

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 5

Now you can adjust the Levels little bit. Go to Image >> Adjustments >> Levels and adjust as below.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 6

Now you are going to darken the edges. Go to Filter >> Lens Correction and press the Custom tab. Under that Adjust the Vignette. The values are Vignette Amount is -92 and Midpoint +31 and press OK. Please remember, the adjustments will vary according to photo.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 7

The Final Step is, Duplicate the layer and go to Filter >> Blur >> Gaussian Blur and enter 25 Pixels.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Step 8

Now you can adjust the opacity of Duplicate layer to 20 as below. We’re done with The Faded Antique Look.

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

Before and After

The Faded Antique Look in Photoshop CS5

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  1. Raga Ven says:

    Very well organized and pointed tutorial. Nice sharing.

  2. Brown Pelican says:

    Very good tutorial.. love the final output.

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