This is a very simple Photoshop technique for transforming your images into an old fashioned faded print look.
To see a fuller explanation of this technique visit my learning site at DSLR Learn.
|This is the original photo cropped into a square. The square format looks best with this technique.|
|This is the original photo of the image below.|
|Here I changed the color a bit more dramatically in a different direction than in the first sample to show a bit more of the range of this technique. As a final adjustment, I added a curves layer to each of the photos and adjust the contrast.|