Old Photo Effect on Website “Bakumatsu Koshashin Generator”

“Bakumatsu Koshashin Generator” makes your picture look vintage. It was created by a Japanese web designer and programmer cararan, who runs a website “Ruriiro Tradition” which introduce Japanese life and tradition.

The converter is very easy to use. You can use it online so no need to download.

Click “Bakumatsu Koshashin Generator” (English) to use.


Here are some examples!


“Shitenno-ji Temple in Osaka”


“A Woman in Kimono Looking at a Bridge”


“A Statue of Saigo Takamori”


With this converter, new things look antique.


“Tokyo Tower”


“A Woman Using a Computer”


“Odaiba Fuji TV Station”


“Play Station Controller”


Bakumatsu means “closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate (regime)” which is from 1853 to 1869. The roughness, scars and faded tone that the converter gives perfectly make the photos look like they were taken in Bakumatsu.



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