Posts Tagged ‘iDarkroom’
It was while ago now that we first talked to you about a new feature we were planning on starting called I Heart My Edit. But today we are here with the first ever I Heart My Edit; a feature which we hope will see some of our lovely readers getting involved and showing off what they can do.
So what is I Heart My Edit? It is basically a chance to learn about how people have managed to achieve certain affects with their photo editing. We are providing an original photograph and then asking people to edit it however they would like and simply let us know what they did.
This week, it’s our first time. So the I Heart Snapping team are editing this time. But next time it could be you. We were really impressed with all the people offering to take part when we first mentioned I Heart My Edit, rest assured your details are all safely in a spreadsheet and we WILL be getting in contact.
So without further ado, there is the first I Heart My Edit…
A daisy photo taken on a Nikon D5000 with an 18-55 lens with macro filter.
I basically used idarkroom app and added the cross process filter. This made it really green so I wanted to dull it down a little. I used the Photoshop Express App to slightly adjust the contrast (to make it look more dream like). Finally I added a white border to bring out the vibrant colour of the petals.
I used Camera+ first of all to crop the image so that it obeyed the rule of thirds a bit more, and I applied the clarity scene filter. I then used BeFunky to edit it further, by using the vibrance filter and I added the grunge1 border to it to frame it and finish it off.
We both went for phone apps to edit with, just to prove that you don’t need fancy expensive editing software to make your images look lovely.
If you haven’t already been in touch with us and you want to be involved, then let us know.
Iphoneography is everywhere at the moment- you can’t visit a web page, blog or social media site without seeing some superbly edited photos. As promised we are going to show you our favourites- Between us we must have about 60 app’s- some really well known and some not quite so, so hopefully over the coming weeks we will introduce you to some you haven’t used before.
We are starting on a well known one for most.
iDarkroom is in my opinion- rather fantastic. It is really easy to use and makes photos look really great. It is very easy to find your way around and there is a huge range of effects including 20 filter effects, 11 paper effects, 13 light leak and bokeh effects, 5 vignette effects, 4 noise effects and 10 frame effects. It is the second ever photo app I downloaded and now in my top three.
We really recommend it as a really easy, straightforward app for those who want to give their photos a little bit of an extra edge. Our favourite part is definitely the random editor- it chooses things that you might not necessarily think would go together and makes them look really good.
It is certainly worth a look if you want to take your photo editing to the next level and are bored with the filters that apps like Instagram provide.