Photo Phun II

I, too, am a big fan of Pixelmator…


Time to come back with a look at photography – just for the fun of it. Earlier this year I talked about using Pixelmator as an alternative to Photoshop. When I work with photos, I prefer to use Lightroom, Aperture and/or Photoshop (in that order). For extra effects, a touch of Tiffen Dfx, DFT Film Stocks or Magic Bullet Looks also gives you more pizzazz. While Pixelmator is pretty “lite” compared with Photoshop, it still gives most casual photographers more than enough control to enhance their images. Since it is based on Apple’s Core Image technology, it can also serendipitously take advantage of some of the FxFactory effects plug-ins.

Below is a set of images processed strictly with Pixelmator. I did use some of the FxFactory filters just because they were there, but understand that most of these effects also have native equivalents within Pixelmator. So, FxFactory filters are…

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Gimp 2.8 for Video/Photographers

July 12, 2013 by Dr. Michael N. Roach With Adobe’s Photoshop moving to the cloud and a subscription basis, there has been a strong movement of hobbyists and amateur photographers to seek an alternative image editing software that is less expensive and untethered. I have been teaching workshops on Image Editing for the past thirteen […]

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Get A Little Splash of Color for Under $2

October 10, 2011 By MacPhun LLC Description Selective Colors rock! Color Splash Studio is the most powerful, comprehensive & intuitive application to make outstanding pictures with selective colors!     ★★★★★TOP PHOTO APP in most App Stores around the Globe. Exceptional features: – High-end algorithm for breathtaking image processing – Monochrome layers include grayscale and […]

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August 19, 2011 by (thanks to Gary Riegel for the information)   People – I’m so excited today, the reason being the release of our new product, we call it Pixlr-o-matic! Until today we have focused on creating utilities, you know applications that can help you being more productive and be there when you need […]

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