Photo Editing

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > Hobbies

Photo Editing

This is a discussion on Photo Editing within the Hobbies forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        10-20-2009, 02:38 PM
    Green Broke
    Photo Editing

    Anyone else really into photo editing? Since I got my Canon about a year ago, I've been really into photo editing, and I feel that I've gotten pretty good at it.

    What kind of software does everyone use?
    Anyone have any pictures they'd like to post?
    Does anyone have any tips or tricks they'd like to share?

    It seems the more I do it, the better I get at it (much like everything else). We just had our family pictures taken on Sunday, and I have been editing them myself, I am becoming more and more pleased with my skills. It's something I feel that every photographer, amateur or professional, should be able to do; even if it is just the basics.

    I'm excited to see what everyone can bring to this thread!
    Sponsored Links
        10-20-2009, 06:44 PM
    Green Broke
    I've learned that the details matter the most. And sometimes a little goes a long ways.

    I personally use Picnik. The link in my siggy shows some of my free-time work. Most of it is just edits for some folks who like lotsa color. I like color, but like I said. A little goes a long way.

    I stay away from fancy borders, although I like text. And text is a very challenging thing to bring into a photo. You can ruin a photo if it is not perfect or not in the exact spot.

    I adore overlay (text that blends in with any background colors) although my pet peeves are when I get the perfect color, but you can't read it. Yuck!

    I'm an ok photographer, but I don't have the wonderfullest place to take good photos. I like taking horse pictures. They are easy to me :)

    The moon, on the other hand, always seems close to impossible :/

    You should post some of your work!
        10-20-2009, 07:24 PM
    Super Moderator
    I do editings occasionally. I use PhotoFiltre and really recommend it . It's free, easy to use and do all the basics that I need.

    Here are some of mine:

        10-20-2009, 07:44 PM
    Green Broke
    Wow! Great work!

    Here are two photos I have done recently.

    Here is a photo of myself. Here I was working softening the skin. I have added eye liner, and brightened the eyes.


    This is an older photo, taken with my older camera. I have worked with the lighting and over all tonality of the photo, and obviously have removed the eye sore that is the gate.


    And of course the watermark is mine. I'll add more a little later.
        10-20-2009, 07:48 PM
    Green Broke
    Very good!
        10-21-2009, 02:49 PM
    I love Photo editing I am not sure if I am that good people tell me I am but anyway lol I just think it could be better lol
        10-21-2009, 02:56 PM
    Green Broke
    Everyone could be better! With a bit of practice you will be. I enjoy doing it probably more than I enjoy taking the actual pictures. The one thing that has always stuck with me is: don't be afraid to mess up! When I edit I keep like 3 copies of the picture; the original, the edited version; the shrunk version - that way I will always have something to go back to if I don't like what I've done.
        10-21-2009, 02:59 PM
    Lol cool I have a thread going at the minute for Picture edits
        10-21-2009, 03:02 PM
    Green Broke
    For someone to do edits for you? I did an edit for someone here who had just lost a horse. I put a pair of wings on the horse ... It looked pretty cool. Imma have to find that now. Lol
        10-21-2009, 03:12 PM
    No for me to do edits for others I love trying here is a link to it anyone want edits or something done with a pic?

    The edits get a bit better as you go along I think

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Photo Editing - Requests ChingazMyBoy Horse Artwork 5 07-13-2009 06:53 AM
    Photo Editing :) Heybird Horse Artwork 0 03-24-2009 08:29 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:55 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0