Today's photo with a vintage twist.
I've always loved how "old" photos looked and isn't it great that I can create that effect now with good ole photoshop!
1. Duplicate the background image (command J).
2. Set foreground color to white and background color to white.
3. Click on the half black/white circle at the bottom of the layers window and go down to gradient map. The duplicate layer is now a black and white image.
4. Change the opacity to 50%, so the full color background is slightly visible giving it a muted look. Now flatten all the layers.
5. Duplicate the background image again and set the layer mode to 'Soft light' and at 50%.
6. Now create a new layer (blank) and take your eyedropper tool and click on the brown area.
7. Fill the layer (option + delete or shift F5) with that brown color.
8. From the top menu bar, go to 'Filter' and slide down to 'Noise'--> 'add noise'. I put in 40 for the amount and made it 'uniform' and checked yes for monochromatic.
9. Then take your burn tool with a large brush and burn the outer corners. Your layer should look like the below.
11. Change the opacity to 60%.
12. Set the layer mode to 'Overlay' and you're done!
Before and after comparison.