Photo App Focus: PolarCam – Instant Retro Camera

February 23, 2012 5

There are a lot of fauxlaroid apps and photo apps with instant camera effects. Some of them emulate instant photos better than others. New photo app PolarCam tries to, but just misses the mark for me in capturing that visceral magic of classic instant cameras. [Read more]

ClassicINSTA Gets an Update and Makeover

January 17, 2012 3

The ClassicINSTA 7.0.0 update was just released. In it, the app gets a makeover and a few new features. The update is on sale now for a limited time for only $0.99. It’s a good deal for one of the better instant toy camera apps in the App Store. [Read more]

ShakeItPhoto Updated. Now With Real Polaroid Border!

April 20, 2011 9

One of the things that I love about ShakeItPhoto is the way it alters the colors of the photo. It doesn’t accurately recreate the tones of old Polaorid images. In reality, they’re often flat and washed out. ShakeItPhoto recreates the way we remember old Polaroid photos. And that, to me, is part of its magic.

ShakeItPhoto was updated today. The 2.0 update has one new feature — a real Polaroid SX-70 border. [Read more]

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