In our previous article we talked about the history of Toy Cameras, those who haven’t read it can do so right here. Today I’m going to show you how to get that real toy camera effect on any of you digital pictures using Photoshop! We’ll overhaul the colors, add a vignette, light leak and finish it with a kodak film border.
The year is 2011 and all thing analog have never been so popular! Vinyl sales went up with a whopping 41% since last year and probably everyone who’s got an i or smartphone, has a retro camera app installed. But where do those “retro” effects come from and what’s all the fuss about toys cameras?
A grid, or typographic grid, is a series of horizontal and vertical lines used to align text and images. A way to bring peace and structure to your design. But where did it come from? And how do you make one in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign?
For a seasoned designer, setting a bleed is like opening a bottle of water. But there are still a lot of people who don’t provide one in the files they send to the printer.
In most cases the printer will adapt your files so they can be printed without any problems. Problem solved? Yes, but every printer I know charges a hefty price for changes to be made.