Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Sepia effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a sepia effect to an image in Photoshop. There are many ways to achieve this effect but I will be using the channel mixer. I have used a free stock image for this tutorial, a full list of site containing free stock images can be found here.

Sepia effect in Photoshop

Step 1

Open an image in Photoshop. I have used an image of a lion and lioness, but you can use any image.
Step 2

Remove the colour from the image by selecting on the menu bar Images > Adjustment > Desaturate. Alternative ways of removing colour can be found on this post.

 Step 3

Now open up the channel mixer by selecting Images > Adjustment > Channel Mixer and add the following settings. I have set the output channel to red and the 35% for red, 70 for green and 10 for blue and 8% for the constant. You can feel free to change these settings to your liking.

You should now have a sepia effect in Photo shop and remember to 


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