Like A Big, Bright Cherry Cloud
As part of my burgeoning willingness to edit my photos in an effort to increase their crispness and such, I have stumbled across various gimmicky features at PicMonkey and Pixlr and the like, and since I am about as subtle as Thomas Kincaid (maybe I should call this blog Ham-Fisted Toy Talk!, instead?), I am enjoying the hell out of these fun, rewarding and, most importantly, idiot-proof editing tools.
I’m mostly playing around with the Color Splash feature. First, here’s my Pa and me sainted stepmum:
And a weary sunflower in our front yard:
I liked the idea of coloring the petals and not the stems and leaves, but the result looks strange and almost unsettling. Pity.
Here be me wee daughter:
(I know I get carried away with the color saturation on occasion, and as such I feel compelled to note that Maitea had pink chalk all over her palms in that photo).
But enough of that hocus-pocus. Let’s look at some toy photos!
Next, I used some sort of old-timey filter to produce the following photo. It’s set in the year 1897, so I wanted the photo to appear to have originated from the same year:
Finally, the Focal Zoom feature helped add some frenetic tension to the following photo.
As God is my witness, I’ll never go hungry subtle again.