I want to make my good quality photos look like photos scanned from old newspaper. Maybe halftone in high resolution? Or just find an old laser printer and scanner?
Here is few examples what i mean:
I think printing something off and then re-scanning it could work very well, but you may find that even an old laser printer might not give you the halftone that a news paper printer would.
I had an experiment in Photoshop. I used this photo:
If you can get a good scan of plain newsprint, that'll help give you some texture too.
You may also want to add a layer to darken the ink in bands too (I've just done this as another quick 10% overlay layer on top, you could definitely make it look even more realistic/rougher than this though):
You'll need to experiment heavily with this to get it exactly how you want but this should help!
Laser printing, manual distressing and scanning would absolutely be an easy straight-forward method.
Barring that, you can (obviously) remove color, then lower contrast and overlay some noise and possibly a texture file to create a distress. I don't know that I would specifically use the Halftone filter, you could. However you may get better results with just noise.
With a halftone filter layer