How to Create Sepia Effect in Photoshop Elements

In this video tutorial we will show you how to create a sepia effect in Photoshop Elements.


Launch the Adobe Photoshop Elements., Select the “Photo Editor” tab in the startup window. Go to the “File” menu and press “Open”. In the appeared dialog box, select the file you want to edit and click on the “Open” button.

Select the image file

Double click on the “Lock” icon in the “Layers” palette to unlock the background layer.

Unlock the background layer

In the appeared window, press “OK”. Go to the “Enhance” menu and select the “Remove Color” option from the “Adjust Color” submenu.

Remove color

Go to the “Window” menu and open the “Effects” window.

Open the Effects window

In the appeared window select the “Photographic Effects” option in the “Styles” tab.

Open the Photographic Effects library

Click on the “Sepia Tone” style and apply it to the image.

Apply the Sepia Tone style to the image

Click on the “Layers” button. Then click on the “Create new fill or adjustment layer” icon and select the “Levels” option from the popup menu.

Open the Levels window

In the opened window, select the “Red” channel from the “Channel” menu and adjust the levels if needed. As you can see, sepia effect has been successfully applied in Photoshop Elements.