One Photo, Four Edits

I know a handful of digital photographers that don’t edit their photos much – if at all. I have a lot of respect for those photographers, actually. Not only because they can create beautiful photos without touching them up, but because they can actual resist the urge to edit.
That being said, I think [...]

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How I Did It: The Hand Photo

I got a message on flickr recently about how I took and edited the above picture, and so I thought it was time for another “How I took it” segment over here.

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Another Way to Convert Photos to Black and White in Gimp

I talked a while ago about converting images to black and white in The Gimp, but that was before I had installed the FX Foundry scripts (see instructions here if you don’t have them yet), and since getting the scripts, I have found an even better way to convert my images to black and white [...]

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Weekly Gimp Plug-in Review: FX-Foundry Part Two

If you remember from last week we left off with the Diffusion Filter. As a reminder, here’s the original image we’re working with:
Also, I took a suggestion from commenter Laura and I’m going to show both the original and the changed in side-by-side so you don’t have to scroll… now the way I did [...]

Gimp 101: Converting to Black and White

I take all my photos in color. But I’m in love with a good black and white photo now and then.
You might be thinking, “oh, c’mon iffles, I’m not that stupid, I saw the Desaturate in the Colors menu. I know that makes it black and white! I don’t need your help!” And, [...]

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