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Adobe Digital Scrapbooking Tip – Old Sepia Photo
By Linda Sattgast

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Try a Photo Filter to get an instant old fashioned "grunge" photo:

Open the photo you plan to use (File > Open).

Click on the middle icon at the top of the Artwork and Effects palette.
Choose "Photo Effects" from the menu on the left and "Image Effects" from the menu on the right.
Double click on the "Old Photo" icon.

To soften the effect of "Old Photo" on important areas, such as faces:
Click on the original photo layer in the Layers palette to select it.
Double click on the "Tint Sepia" filter in the Artwork and Effects palette.
Click on the top layer to select it (the "Old Photo" layer).
Select the Eraser tool and choose a soft-edged brush from the Brush Picker menu in the Options Bar.
Reduce the opacity of your brush to around 30% in the Options Bar by moving the Opacity slider to the left.
Brush wherever you want to reduce the effects of the "Old Photo" filter. The more you brush over the same area, the more will get erased.
Materials for "Country Cousins" page by Linda Sattgast & Mary Newman:
Background paper: Flip it with Flair, Ribbon: May Arts, Flower and Brad: Bazzill Wings, Plain paper: Bazzill, Fibers: Adornments, Font: Adobe Caslon Pro

Linda Sattgast

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