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Old 02-25-2006, 02:01 PM
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Color/grain effect

I was wondering how to get this kind of color/effect on an image, it looks to be pretty simple but I'm having trouble getting close to this color/grain
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Old 02-25-2006, 02:37 PM
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Sepia Tone

Those appear to be sepia tones. One way to do that is to take a black and white photo. Open the file and make sure RGB Color Mode is selected and then use a Hue Saturation Adjustment layer and adjust the hue and saturation slider until you are happy.

If needed, you can add noise.
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Old 02-25-2006, 03:07 PM
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There is also an action already supplied with photoshop called Sepia. Just open you image, select the action, and run it.
Regards, Murray
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Old 02-25-2006, 03:27 PM
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Just by applying simple sepia you will not achieve this effect. It seems like there is a lot to do with light and dark areas.. I would personally create a new layer with overlay mode and apply "fill with overlay-neutral color", set it to 30%-50% opacity and then use black/white brush (70-80%) to do that... But this I guess would be one of many steps.. If you upload the photo you want to edit we might try to help you with it... I guess....
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Old 02-25-2006, 03:35 PM
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Thanks for your guy's help. I'm gonna give it a try and i'll see what I can come up with.
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Old 02-25-2006, 03:38 PM
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I think in addition to sepia, they might have added a bit of cyan and blue to the highlights. Also, the first one has vignetting added--ie., darkening around the edges.

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