Going for an old-fashioned black and white self-portrait

I was in the mood to do some work in Photoshop over the weekend, but I didn’t want to undertake a big project. I decided to create a black and white portrait with an aged look to it. I blew the hightlights out a little, going for a medium contrast look. I added some noise to give it an aged feel. I could have done a more thorough job, but I didn’t want to spend alot of time on it.

Here is what I came up with:

black and white self portrait - old fashioned style

Matthew Dailey

Web developer, photographer, and Photoshop user.