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Today’s Daily Create [ @ds106dc #tdc3648 ]

From #tdc3646 #tdc1335 “a neat place” Mukilteo Lighthouse

#tdc3648 #ds106 Countdown Number 1 @ds106dc #tdc1347 make photo look like an old photo

now see it old— in retouched photo above.

Make Your Photo Old

To make my photo old, I followed the strategy by this Fotor “How to Make Your Photos Look Old” web page.

  • Lower contrast
  • Increase brightness
  • Lower saturation
  • Increase tint
  • Add vignette around edges
  • Increase grain… noise
  • Add texture
  • Blur background

The first five I could do with my iPhone in the Photos app. Then I brought the image into Procreate to add, with brushes from Lisa Bardot Texture Shaders, grainy texture, a bit more spots of texture, spotty noise, and, with Procreate’s select Gaussian Blur adjustment, a bit of blur on the left hedge and top of lighthouse. I also added a layer of orange-yellow on low opacity for better tint.

Sheri Edwards View All

Geeky Gramma ~~
Retired Middle School Language Arts/Media Teacher ~~
Writer and Thinker~~
Art from the Heart

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