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The Return

By ChiliMan
Hey, people Smile

Here’s something I fiddled with last week.

This one is for CaroleA , who unknowingly got me interested in Snapseed from THIS amazing image of hers.

The original of today’s upload was taken in September 2009 while I was waiting to make a U-turn. Right next to me on the centre divider was this guy waiting to cross the road. Enough road sounds allowed me to drop the window, pop out the cam, and take the shot without worrying about him turning around.

Sigh…the free 15-day demo of Snapseed is over. VERY fun little program. Not too many effects and filters but you can tweak each one considerably with sliders for this, that and the other. I’ve never plugged a program before…but I will say yep, go for it: download the free version and have a play Smile

Alrighty…off I trot and I will catch up with your pics tomorrow.


Andrew

Tags: General Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Portraits and people Humour and fun Snapseed

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Comments


AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 5:36PM
Hey Andrew! I really like this toned version. I have Snapseed on my iPhone and I used it a lot in the beginning, but I don't take pictures with my iPhone much, so Snapseed has taken a back seat.
Ann

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29 Jul 2013 6:00PM
yes .... I do like the effect
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
29 Jul 2013 6:02PM
Love the tones in V.1, Andrew, very effective Smile Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1462 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 6:45PM
I love the effect you've achieved here. I don't use an iPhone so I miss out - but partial desaturation plus that hint of cross-processing is something that I keep meaning to look into.
Moira
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
29 Jul 2013 7:03PM
V1 is great Andrew.
Joan.
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 7:07PM
V2 for me, Andrew, it works well here.
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
29 Jul 2013 7:08PM
Both great pics Andrew....
I go for V1..love the tones.
Don't have an iPhone so no idea about this Snapseed thingie

Hilary....(*_*)..xx
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
29 Jul 2013 7:22PM
Faded.... denim. Like the effect, Andrew.

Dave
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
29 Jul 2013 7:34PM
Version 1 for me Andrew.

Ken
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 7:54PM
Super image Andrew, I love the tones of V1.
Carol
netta1234 Plus
4 332 2 Wales
29 Jul 2013 8:27PM
Both are great in my opinionSmile
NettaSmile
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 8:48PM
Superb capture Andrew.Smile
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 10:56PM
It works very wellSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Jul 2013 11:23PM
I know nothing of iPhones or Snappy things Andrew.
But I do know--SMOKING IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH !!
Good work.
Mick.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
30 Jul 2013 5:09AM
A great capture - and yes, V1 is slightly better !!
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
30 Jul 2013 10:31AM
A very suitable treatment for the image Andrew. Just right. Smile
I don't have an iphone either so I don't use these little programs, but it does look good.
Gonna plug on snapseed to my iPhone if you get these results.. Like the toning a lot ,!Wink
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 6:06PM
V1 for me too, very stylish.
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
30 Jul 2013 6:11PM
I love the image, and both treatments. I had not known what Snapseed was, so did a quick google and the site is so smart it knows that I have a KoboArc that it is compatible with! Almost scary............isn't it.

Anne
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
30 Jul 2013 7:59PM
differnt for you....but excellent
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
1 Aug 2013 2:21PM

Quote:I love the image, and both treatments. I had not known what Snapseed was, so did a quick google and the site is so smart it knows that I have a KoboArc that it is compatible with! Almost scary............isn't it.

Anne



Not almost scary. Pretty scary!
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
2 Aug 2013 8:26PM
Two excellent versions Andrew.
Brian.

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