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© Phillip Whitt 2016

Phillip Whitt, Pro Photo Colorizing with GIMP, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1949-2_7

7. Creating an Old-Fashioned Look

Phillip Whitt

(1)Columbus, Georgia, USA

In this chapter, we’ll cover the following:

  • Creating a sepia tone

  • Creating a subtle, hand-tinted look

  • Combining sepia and color

In the first section of this book, we covered colorizing techniques to achieve a high degree of realism. Now, the book will go in a more artistic direction. This chapter will show you techniques designed to create the look of photography during its early years.

Tutorial 18: Creating a Sepia Tone

You’ve probably seen old photographs with a sepia tone from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century at some point (Figure 7-1). Sepia toning gives black and ...

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