Turn back the clock
PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine|October 2020
Turn back the clock
Dan Mold shows you how to recreate old vintage style photographs
Dan Mold


Create vintage portraits at home

Time needed 1-2 hours

Skill level Intermediate

Kit needed

• Kit lens

• Paper

• Tea bags

• Reflector or tin foil

• Photoshop

Vintage portraits might look old, but they never look dated. Long after Instagram filters have faded into obscurity, there will still be an appetite for that vintage look. I’m going to show you how to convert your images into convincing old film portraits. You’ll also see how to create a DIY vintage texture using little more than a piece of paper and a few tea bags. But if you don’t have the time to be dousing paper in tea, you can recreate our image with our free texture images (see web link at the bottom of page 46).


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October 2020