edited (fun) photo of the day

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  1. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Unfortunately not all of us have the best cameras, and even fewer of us are great photographers (although there are some incredible photographers on these boards), so sometimes, in order to get a special picture, we need to do some tweeking to it. I thought it might be fun to have a place to show what you can do with a picture, to make it come out looking a lot better. So what I want to do is post two photos in every post (if possible). First of all, show the photo in it's original state, and secondly, show the photo after you've fixed it up, or changed it all around. I hope this catches on, because some of the best shots I've seen were shots that were doctored up a bit.
    Anway, I'll start with a shot of the castle:

    first shot (pretty boring):
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    fixed up shot (a lot more unique):
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    BTW, I made the changes on a program called Photo Explosion SE.

    Anyone else?
     
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  3. jrsmom

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    I love what you did with your photo!
     
  4. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Here's another example:

    photo 1 - regular shot of a bird at EPCOT:
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    photo 2 - spiced up shot of same bird:
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    Anybody else have any edited shots?
     
  5. lindakmonty

    lindakmonty He's like "OH NO YOU DIDN'T"

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    just wanted to chime in and say what a fantastic idea for a thread. I bought my dslr last year. now for the software....:rolleyes1 maybe for my birthday:woohoo: Fantastic photos!!!
     
  6. Renee1061

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    I'll play!

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  7. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Sometimes, all that it takes to change a picture for the better is a frame, and perhaps a little background. For example:

    photo 1 - not too exciting:
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    photo 2 - quite a bit better:
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  8. °O°Joe

    °O°Joe A perfect disquise! Ha ha ha!

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    Before:

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    After: :3dglasses

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  9. One Year Pin

    One Year Pin Preserving Peace and Harmony Throughout the Galaxy

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    I posted this one on the POTD thread, but I thought I'd put it here too.

    The Original picture
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    The "edited" picture
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  10. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Here's another fun way to edit your pictures to make them more enjoyable - collages:

    photo 1 and 2:
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    photo 1 and 2 as a collage:
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    Plus, adding descriptions or captions can help too.
     
  11. LuvsTinker

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    What photo software do you use?
     
  12. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Actually, I'm using 2 different programs:
    Photo Explosion SE for all my editing
    and
    Print Artist Gold 21 for my collages.

    The funny thing is that I got both of them (and a scrapbooking program) in a 3-in-1 package at a yardsale for .50 cents. :thumbsup2
     
  13. TheGoofster

    TheGoofster <font color=#4B088A>all I can do is dream about do

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    Here's one that I put together last night. I'm using two average photos, a background, and some special lettering to make a really neat photo.

    photo's 1 and 2:

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    and here's the new picture:

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  14. °O°Joe

    °O°Joe A perfect disquise! Ha ha ha!

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    Before:

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    Half-way:

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    After:

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  15. mouselovenfamily

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    I use Photo Explosion too, among others like Picassa. Great Idea and nice shots. I love the HM shot Joe. You inspire me:) May I ask what you use? I'll post after I get to my other computer:goodvibes
     
  16. jrsmom

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    What program did you use to create this masterpiece?
     
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  18. LuvsTinker

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    Cool pic of the HM

    All the times I've been to WDW and I don't have that photo
     
  19. korzmom

    korzmom <font color=deeppink>Special DIS Cast Member<br><f

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    :woohoo: what a find!!!! i really like what you did with your photos..and OJOE that pic of the HM is awesome!
     
  20. mouselovenfamily

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    Sorry it's another HM photo...but here's another view~

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  21. Dreamflight

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    Great thread, you all have done excellent things with already nice pics :)

    I love the creativity here :)
     

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