A sepia tone is a reddish brown monochrome tint. When applied to a photo, it gives the picture a warm, antique feeling. It's easy to do in Photoshop!
Time Required: 5 minutes
- Open the image in Photoshop.
- If the image is in color, go to Image > Adjust > Desaturate and skip to step 4.
- If the image is in grayscale go to Image > Mode > RGB Color.
- Go to Image > Adjust > Variations.
- Move the Fine<-->Coarse slider down one notch less than the middle.
- Click on More Yellow once.
- Click on More Red once.
- Click OK.
- Use the Save... button in the Variations dialog to save the sepia tone settings. The next time you want to use it, just load the saved settings.
- Use Desaturate and experiment with Variations to apply other color tints to your photos.