Create Old Photo Effect with Cracked Lines in Photoshop

In this photoshop photo manipulation effect, i will show you how to create Old Photo Effect with Realistic Paper Cracks & Broken Lines in photoshop.

Old Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorial:

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How to create old photo effect with realistic paper cracks and broken lines in Photoshop

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First duplicate background layer (CTRL+J)

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Change Name to Old Photo

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Increase canvas size width: 150% and Height: 150%

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Now load selection, CTRL + Click on layer thumbnail

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goto select – modify – choose expand.

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Expand selection by 30 pixels

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goto channels panel and add new channel

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Fill selection with white (SHIFT+F5)

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Deselect the selection (CTRL+D)

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Apply spatter filter to the alpha channel

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Go to filer gallery and select spatter from drop down list

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Keep spray radius: 13 & Smoothness: 7

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Next apply sumi-e filter to alpha channel

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Keep stroke width: 8, pressure: 15 & contrast: 40

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and last add accented edges filter to alpha channel

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Keep edge width: 3, brightness: 44 & smothness: 4

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We will use this alpha channel to create edges for old photo

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Now load selection, CTRL + Click on channel
thumbnail

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go to layers panel and add new layer

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change name to edges

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Fill selection with white (SHIFT+F5)

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move edge layer to below the old photo layer

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Now we give photo a old vintage color

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select hue/saturation adjustment with colorize

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keep hue: 32 & saturation: 25

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Now add noise to the old photo layer

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keep distribution: uniform, amount : 4% with monochromatic

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Add new blank layer and change name to cracks

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Add clouds filter

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then go to filter – pixelate – choose crystallize.

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Keep cell size: 27 and click ok.

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apply accented edges filter

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keep edge width: 1, brightness: 0 & smoothness: 4

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change layer blending to overlay and reduce opacity to 30%

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load edge selection and mask the cracks effect

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Add new layer and name it stains

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Fill layer with white (SHIFT+F5)

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goto filter gallery – apply sponge.

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keep brush size: 10, definition: 25 & smoothness: 15

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apply sponge filter again

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now colorize stains layer with hue/saturation

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keep hue: 32 & saturation: 25

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change layer blending to multiply and reduce opacity to 70-80%

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Add layer mask to the stains layer, to replace with existed mask hold ALT and drag the mask.

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Now add layer styles to edge layer

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Double click the layer to open the blending options window.

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add bevel, inner glow & drop shadow styles to the layer

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Now create broken lines on photograph

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Load edge selection and add new layer, then fill with white

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similarly create new layer and fill with black

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now select transform selection and rotate it

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Hold CTRl key and move left or right arrow key to make a gap

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similarly create multiple lines

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Now merge these two layers

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Change layer name to broken lines

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change layer blending to screen & reduce opacity

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We can add any background to this old photo effect

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That’s it. We’re done.

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