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Instant Vintage Photo Effects with the FIL Script for GIMP

Feb 28, 2011, 14:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"You can emulate different vintage photo effects in GIMP, but usually this is a rather laborious and time-consuming process that requires some editing chops. Fortunately, the Film Imitation Lab (FIL) script lets you turn plain snaps into eye-popping vintage photos with a minimum of effort.

"To install FIL on Linux, download the latest release of the script, unpack the downloaded archive, and move two .scm files from the resulting folder to the ~/.gimp.2.6/scripts directory. Some of the FIL script's functionality depends on two plugins: Fix-CA and G'MIC. The Fix-CA script is distributed as a C source file, so you have to compile it yourself. To do this, install the required development library. On Debian and Ubuntu, this can be done by executing the following command as root:"

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