Anyone know of a 1970s-style dot matrix "computer photo" generator/converter?

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Thu Oct 9 05:25:37 CDT 2008


Ethan Dicks wrote:

> There must be a way to simulate that look today - some sort of GIMP
> filter or web app or something.  I've been googling around for

I'd start by dithering the image down to 2-colour, then increasing the 
image size so each pixel becomes about 8x8, then applying some sort of 
dot mask ;-)

Maybe a bit of blur and noise to simulate paper grain, too.

Gordon



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