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Turn Any Photo Into an Instagram-Style Pic in Three Easy Steps
It’s an irony of our digital age that we use the latest imaging technology to make our photos look as if they were taken with an ancient camera. But who are we to argue with progress? The truth is, Instagram is a photographic phenomenon and its boxy, filtered photos are deeply embedded in our culture. More than that, there are dozens of services popping up that can transform Instagram images into magnets, wall art, stickers and more — all with the unique look that only Instagram photos provide.
It’s Not Black and White
Color photography has existed for about a hundred and fifty years, if we count from its earliest beginnings. For all of this rather long time, a considerable number of photographers have remained, or at least returned, at the side of black-and-white photography. The arrival of digital cameras has done nothing to change this. Except to make it simpler.
Three Ways to Make Black And White Pictures
Black and white photography is an undying genre that was born alongside photography itself, and has easily survived the arrival of color film. Conversion of color digital photographs to black and white via software is still very popular today. We’ll take a look at three ways to use Zoner Photo Studio to make a color photograph black and white.
Framing a Picture
Paper photographs are much less common than in the past—today, most photos get viewed on a screen. They are still, however, the best-looking way to present your work. And a simple frame can make them look even better.
Straightening Tilted Horizons
There are a few basics that you must keep in mind if you want to take the kind of pictures that other people will enjoy looking at. Keeping a straight horizon is definitely one of them. Take care of this in-camera when you can. But when you can’t, all is not lost!