Awesome Infographic: The Real-Life Films and Cameras Behind Instagram Filters


With vintage- and analogue-looking photography all the rage these days, we’re somewhat gratified to see that someone is putting some thought into where all the cool-looking effects you can simulate with Instagram and Hipstamatic actually come from. In particular, the people at online photo sharing service 1000 Memories have put together a pretty comprehensive infographic explaining what combinations of real film and real camera will give you the real effect that each of the various Instagram filters are approximating. Click through to have a look, and then maybe go out and invest in a film camera.

[From 1000 Memories via Uipsologies and Jeannie Jeannie (where there’s a lovely hi-res version to be had.)]