Category Archives: photo manipulation

Descent

Beating up a boring photo with GIMP and Affinity Photo.

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’til the Real Thing Comes Along

This year’s birthday card for the lovely Tina features the fabulous feline Plywood in a photo collage cobbled together in the astounding Affinity Photo. Happy birthday, Tina!

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Leaving Parts of Atlantic City in Atlantic City

During a recent visit to Atlantic City, I stepped out upon the balcony of our hotel and was visited by a breathtaking sunset complete with stunning shafts of light piercing the clouds. It begged to be photographed. Sadly I was … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Lansdowne

My favorite tree on the way to work. The sun was hitting it just right so I pulled out my camera and took some texture shots. A little bit of this and that in a photo editor and there you … Continue reading

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Red Sweater

Playing with a family snapshot with Photoshop killer Affinity Photo.

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Eight

Ninety-eighth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Day for Night

I had a bit of Photoshop fun with a lackluster photograph of a spectacular structure in South Philadelphia.

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Fiddling Around in Photoshop Alternatives

I have a number of less than great photos shot with point-and-shoot cameras, and I decided to have a little fun exploring the possibilities of image editors other than Adobe’s Photoshop. Above is a daytime shot of the Drake in … Continue reading

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The Gates of Hell

 I know that we’re basking in the dog days of summer, but Halloween is just around the corner! With October 31st in mind, I decided to take a spooky shot and see what I could do to push it a … Continue reading

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Walking City

10th and Market Streets in Philadelphia, PA. One of my From the Hip shots with a point-and-shoot camera with about five minutes of post-processing playing around in Affinity Photo.

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10th & Market

Another of my from the hip shots.

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The Teeth That Bite

Somewhere along the subway lines in Philadelphia, PA. Fortunately, the station was deserted so it wasn’t like I was blocking the path.

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Rainier Cherries

Another experiment with KOLA filters.

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More Experimenting with KOLA Filters

As I explained in a previous post, KOLA is a set of eight color filters that you hold in your hand and place over the lens or the flash of your camera to color your photos. I’ve been experimenting this week with doubling … Continue reading

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