Presets – Old Fashioned Effect

Here’s another preset that’s comes straight from the request lines (your comments). It’s an old fashioned faded kinda look and it comes complete with faded edges and everything. I’m actually really happy with it as I’ve always liked using my “Vintage New York” effect and this one adds a little more of that vintage look to a photo.

Also, after you download the presets you’ll see there’s two versions. One for people and another for everything else. That doesn’t mean you can’t use the people one on other stuff and vice-versa, but I’ve found that you can get some weird effects if you use the “everything else” one on people so be careful. Enjoy!

Click here to see a sample of the preset.
Click here to download Matt’s Old Fashioned Effect Presets
Click here to see a video on how to install presets .

Author: Matt K

Matt is a full time Education Director for the NAPP and Kelby Training. He's a best-selling author of various books on Photoshop and Photography co-hosts the live weekly photography talk show "The Grid" and is co-host of "Photoshop User TV". In his spare time he practices as a 1st degree black belt in Taekwondo and enjoys spending time with his family in Tampa, FL.

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10 Comments

  1. Thanks Matt, this is great. I find that I use your nostalgic preset over and over again.

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  2. Fantastic! I love the feel of this one.

    Also, thanks for re-linking to the New York preset… I love it!

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  3. Thanks for the great presets; but is there a way to organize the presets in favourites?

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  4. Thanks to the generosity of you and many others, I have collected a lot of presets. I have tried to keep them in folders by the source. Some I like the effects and some I don’t think I will have a use,

    I too have the question of how you identify presets you like so you can find them easily at a later time.

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  5. Maybe a silly question,,but can LR presets be used in ACR?

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  6. Thanks so much!! This is a great preset, can’t wait to use it.

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  7. Matt,

    I’d love to see a tutorial on how to make the antique look that seems common among wedding photographers these days. For an example, just take a quick look at the Bebb’s blog for inspiration!!

    David Manning

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