How to evoke 19th-century photography with 21st-century technology and techniques
You can apply a sepia-toned effect with your Nikon’s Monochrome Picture Control, but you’ll get more authentic effects by processing the image yourself on the computer. You will need to find the right kind of subject, of course. Modern cars, clothing and signs can spoil the effect, so choose your framing carefully and be prepared to clone out any 21st- century anachronisms. There is a half-hidden notice board at the top of these steps, but it’s not too obvious in the final image. Rod Lawton used Google Analog Efex Pro to create this picture, but you could achieve similar results in Photoshop or Elements with a little work.