In this instructable i will show you 2 different ways you can any photo look old
Step 1: First Select Your Photo
Decide what photo you want to look old.
Step 2: Go to This Website
Go to http://labs.wanokoto.jp/olds. It will be in Japanese so be sure to change it to english (if you sprechen english that is.)
Upload your photo................
Drum roll please............
Step 3: Download! and Repeat!
Download your beautiful images til your hard drives content (oh computer puns)
I uploaded a few of my favorite photos i have done this way.
ps.... every image in this instructable was taken by me
Step 4: The Second Way
The other way you can make your photos look old is to use photoshop and textures.
you can get alot of textures from
http://lostandtaken.com/ or http://www.bittbox.com/ or http://www.flickr.com/photos/calebkimbrough/
(they are all the same website, run by the same people)
the textures i would recommend if you want to make your photos look old are
Step 5: Have Fun With Your Textures
There is no right or wrong way to use the textures. Be sure to experiment and try different things, but most of have fun with it.
things you can try
change the opacity
use blending changes
turn the image black and white
or sepia tone
over saturate the image
or mix any or all listed above
one final tip... i would recommend blurring the image before using it