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I was in Photoshop playing around with my Soviet vintage watch photos. I added some film grain to make it look like they were shot with fast film. Then added a tad of blur because most photos back then were not razor sharp. On the color I added a little bit of red color cast. How do they look?

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Those look pretty good SeikoAutomatic_01!
I would only suggest trying to make the grain a bit coarser so you have a stronger contrast between the black and the white grains or even blurring slightly the grain layer afterwards to make them a bit more fuzzy.
Maybe like this? : tumblr_nn0hvySnMz1u1mutio1_1280.jpg
(The Archives)

And regarding the colour one, I think the tone is nice but how about fading it slightly as well and desaturating it a bit?
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(Vintage Color Photos of US cities - SkyscraperCity)

But overall nicely done! :)

Cheers,
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Shot this in my studio a day or so ago. Applied the "vintage" based on what I used to use and see as a photographer. First step was to match the colors of vintage film, for this I chose an older Kodachrome setting with a slide film border. Next I added light leaks because those old film cameras lost their seals over time. Now we all know those old slides eventually just got tossed into a drawer or a box and got scratched, bent, water damaged, mouse poo, so I added some damage. The result, a modern reissue of a classic, Turtle 775, shot and processed like it was shot on Vietnam era equipment. I hope anyway. :)

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Shot this in my studio a day or so ago. Applied the "vintage" based on what I used to use and see as a photographer. First step was to match the colors of vintage film, for this I chose an older Kodachrome setting with a slide film border. Next I added light leaks because those old film cameras lost their seals over time. Now we all know those old slides eventually just got tossed into a drawer or a box and got scratched, bent, water damaged, mouse poo, so I added some damage. The result, a modern reissue of a classic, Turtle 775, shot and processed like it was shot on Vietnam era equipment. I hope anyway. :)
That's looking really nice mharris660, well done! :)
 

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What is split toning?
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Split toning is when you can apply different hues to the light and dark portions of the composition. Here, a red was applied the dark while a yellowish sepia has applied to the lighter parts.

I also added some vignette to the corners to mimic old style lens defects.

Older pictures were often sepia toned to help preserve the image over time.
 

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Shot this in my studio a day or so ago. Applied the "vintage" based on what I used to use and see as a photographer. First step was to match the colors of vintage film, for this I chose an older Kodachrome setting with a slide film border. Next I added light leaks because those old film cameras lost their seals over time. Now we all know those old slides eventually just got tossed into a drawer or a box and got scratched, bent, water damaged, mouse poo, so I added some damage. The result, a modern reissue of a classic, Turtle 775, shot and processed like it was shot on Vietnam era equipment. I hope anyway. :)

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Ahh...the days of film photography and darkrooms. I can still smell it.
 
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