We all have grandparents old photographs that because of the age are not in the best preservation conditions. So many of our old photos may have tears and scratches, spots, damaged areas and so on. Not to say that are all in black and white or sepia color tones. So to repair a damaged photo will not going to be an easy task. You will have to pay attention to every little details to obtain a realistic effect.
The Photoshop tools that are used the most in old photo repair are the the Spot Healing Brush Tool, the Clone Stamp Tool and the Brush Tool.
If repairing a damged old photo is not that easy and it is a lot of time-consuming, the other way around is not that complicated. So if you want to learn how to create an old photo effect in Photoshop you can check out this tutorial. Aging a photo can be done automatically using a Photoshop action so you have plenty of options.
Old Photo Professional Photograph Restoration Tutorial
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You can also check out these cool vintage effect Photoshop tutorials to create realistic old photo effects like these.
You can check out this free Vintage Paper Texture pack from PhotoshopSupply if you want to create your own old photo effects. And if you are looking for more effects like this, download the Sepia Photoshop Filter action.
Vintage Photo Editor Online
So, if you don't have Photoshop, you can make old photo effects with MockoFun online photo editor quite easily. Check out the article about the photo editor vintage if you want to make old vintage images online.
If you are looking for other cool photo effects, check out this list of online photo effects that you can use for your pictures.
MockoFun is probably the best free photo editor with more than 50 non-destructive photo filters, photo overlays and photo effects.