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How to Turn an Old Flatbed Scanner Into a Scanner Camera For Vintage Results

How to Make Vintage-Looking Photos With a Scanner

It's like the better our cameras get, the bigger our urge to make pictures look old and vintage-y.

First there was Poladroid to make your photos look like now-defunct Polaroids, and now I've found a tutorial from Make that teaches you to turn an old flatbed scanner into a scanner camera that produces noir-ish black and whites, like in this dog picture.

Are you into making your photos look rad and old? What's the fascination, do you think?

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98769876 98769876 8 years
What a great idea. I'm going to try this today.
eckeltricity eckeltricity 8 years
I am definitely trying this. Man that dog looks sad!
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
Neat.
mrskrismendoza mrskrismendoza 8 years
LOL I didn't notice that till you guys said it!
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
YEah he looks like he melted through the floor. And the picture doesn't look vintage, it looks like it was printed with low ink.
fleurdelispink fleurdelispink 8 years
SERIOUSLY. I thought he was melted in, too!
lolabella lolabella 8 years
ok ... cool scanner technique aside, why does that dog look like it has completely MELTED into that tile floor. i think it's the creepiest thing i've seen all day, and i've been on the intarweb a ton today. [shudders]
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