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Polaroid Photos

Posted by Sophie F. from Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom • Published See Sophie F.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 1
    Step 1

    Go to the website www.poladroid.net and download the free poladroid program onto your computer.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 2
    Step 2

    Open the poladroid program on your computer.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 3
    Step 3

    Select the photo you want to turn into a polaroid and either place it on your desktop or open the folder it is saved into.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 4
    Step 4

    Drag and drop one photo at a time over the 'machine'.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 5
    Step 5

    It will then develop your photo. It takes about two minutes to fully develop.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 6
    Step 6

    When it is fully developed a red cross will appear on your photo (this won't be on the finished photo) and the photo will save to your 'pictures' file on your computer, you can change the destitution it will be saved to in the settings.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 7
    Step 7

    Your finished photo will then look like a real polaroid! If you are not happy with the colour or position of the photo you can change these in the settings also.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 8
    Step 8

    To change the intensity of the photo you can go to, preferences then post processing.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 9
    Step 9

    Then you can print your photos out on your own printer at home or if you want the proper glossy effect you can get them printed out at your local photographers.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 10
    Step 10

    Because you can't get photos printed out professionally in a square I had to trim some off. To get a perfectly straight line use a guillotine or if you don't have one you can just use scissors and a ruler.

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Make Your Own Polaroid Photos - Step 11
    Step 11

    Then display them where ever you want, they really brighten up the mood of a room and make plain walls a little less boring.

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