How to Recreate the Look of Instagram Filters with Vintage Cameras and Films

Instagram’s filters are meant to mimic the look of vintage and toy cameras, but have you ever wondered which cameras and films you’d need to make analog photos with the same look? The folks over at 1000memories decided to tackle this question and, after a good amount of research, came up with a neat infographic showing the different camera and film combinations you can use to recreate popular Instagram filters.

You can download a higher-res version of the poster here. You can also find out more about their methodology and facts about the different cameras over in this blog post.

Old-School Instagram Filters [1000memories]

  • Daniel Markham

    This is a fun infographic but incorrect re. Land Cameras and Impossible Project or Polaroid 600 film, Land cameras take the peel apart type of film (Fuiji or expired Polaroid). Bah humbug.

  • Dirk

    Has it really come to this?

    Well… I guess anything that gets films sale up is good…

  • Sebastián Soto

    Now take photos just like they appear in Instagram, but more expensive! Yay! :P

  • Onelog

     glad I wasn’t the only one to look at it and start thinking that I’ve never seen a land camera able to push out 600 film.  And who would want to when the peel aparts are just so much cooler!