photo editing film effects

Have you ever watched one of your family’s old home movies? There’s something about the look of old footage that gives them a nostalgic character, one that recent generations are now looking to emulate. The grainy texture of the video and flickering ticks might have been an unintentional effect of less advanced technology, but today we can achieve the same awesome look with today’s most advanced technologies.

This week, we want you to transport your images to another time using the Film Effect or the Film B&W Effect. Submit your edits with the hashtag #wapFilmEffects for your chance to win! 

About the Weekly Art Project

Use PicsArt’s editing suite to transform your images in a specific way. You can always find step-by-step tutorials in the Daily Journal to help you participate. Submissions that contain the requested edit or technique will be accepted. Submissions that do not contain the required effect will be rejected. 

How to Enter the Contest

Submit an entry by tagging it with #wapFilmEffects or by submitting it in the Contests section of the app. Submit a maximum of three photos between today (Friday, January 8th) and 11:59PM EST on Thursday, January 14th.

How to Vote

Voting begins on Friday, January 15th at midnight, immediately after the submission period ends, and closes at 11:59PM EST on Monday, January 18th. Vote in the Contests section by selecting your favorite entries. All entries in the Contests section will be displayed in random order. No new entries are permitted once voting begins.

Contest Winners  

The top 10 photos with the most votes are the Contest winners and will be featured in the app. The PicsArt team may also make selections in addition to these votes. 

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