Sepia effect weekend art project

This weekend, we want PicsArtists to experiment with Sepia, a traditional photographers’ favorite.

Sepia will always have its place in photography, though it was much more popular in the earlier years of the medium. Sepia ink was originally found in various types of cuttlefish, which would secrete sepia ink to ward off predators, but humans extracted this ink and began using it to die their film. To this day, it remains among the most popular color effects available, its reddish brown, nearly sunburnt, color palette still a powerful tool for instilling an added sense of seriousness and drama into any photograph. What’s more, because of its early popularity, Sepia is often associated with an older era, and tends to give photos an antiquate edge.

This weekend, take your best crack at a photography classic, and submit your own Sepia shots into the Weekend Art Project!

How to submit your photos

Tag your images with #WAPsepia or submit them directly in the contest section. Submit no more than a maximum of two photos. 

How to Vote

Winners will be selected based on user votes, so be active, follow the contest and vote! Vote in the ‘Contest’ section in the app or else visit the ‘Contest’ section on our website to vote! 


All entries must be submitted by Sunday, October, 6, at midnight (PST).

Voting ends on Monday, October, 7 (PST).