My sister often takes her pictures and applies vintage effects to make them look like from 1960s. Adding vintage effects to your pictures is increasingly becoming a new trend as it gives you the feeling of nostalgia of the time gone by. You might think that it would take some advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop to apply such vintage effects, but a free web app Instant Retro makes it so easy that even five graders can do it in seconds. The Instant Retro is a web app allows you to add a variety of effects giving your pictures a retro look.
Using InstantRetro is very easy. Just visit the InstantRetro website and upload your picture. Soon it would appear in the browser window. You can now use the preset buttons given at the bottom of the picture to automatically turn into a retro looking picture as defined by the presets. The presets like vintage, clarity, cross-process, glowing sun, nostalgia, hazy days, orange peel, hemingway etc. are available for one-click conversions.
On the right-side of the picture, you would see controls to customize the effects. There are controls to darken edges, lighten center, adjust screenlayer and desaturate the pictures. There are various other effects like fuji, lens, roll, sun, ttv etc. which add their nameskae effects. You can always use the Reset button to reset all the effects you have applied and start all over again. When you are done, you can click on the Save image button to save your image and get a link to share with your friends.
You can visit the InstantRetro website at http://www.instantretro.com/.