I thought I would show you a couple versions of these camellias so you can compare some apps that turn your images into paintings. If you’re waiting for some more giveaways, you’ll have to wait a little bit longer. I have quite a few errands to run today, as I’m sure you do too. I was very surprised to get a call from the local camera shop, telling me my Nikon had been repaired early and I could pick it up today. I really didn’t expect to see it again until next month! Now I can finally take photos of my new nephew 🙂
Anyways, I didn’t want to post, create a frenzy, disappear, and leave you all waiting to hear back from me. Last time, I spent hours exchanging emails, commenting, and gifting apps. Be on the look out for another post this afternoon.
PhotoArtista Oil version
I’m back on the west coast now, with my Nikon and iPhone full of photos. I think I have like 1200 between the two, which isn’t that many, for me. Now, I have to figure out when I can edit some. I’m back on the road today, heading to southern California for a wedding. Hopefully next week, I can start sharing more of my adventure and the photos. It was an inspiring trip and I even wrote a few poems along the way. I’m still trying to convince myself to share them. We’ll see.
This was one of the last photos I took. Its a view of the Boston skyline from the end of my cousin’s street in Quincy. This isn’t a bad way to start your commute. I suggest clicking on them to see them larger. The smaller versions just aren’t the same.
I like the original, but I was curious to see how it would look in PhotoArtista Oil.
It feels like I’ve been out on the road for a while again. After SF, I went down the coast to SLO county for a couple days. I got back to the bay area just in time to try and buy an iPhone 5s.
I could have ordered one online at midnight, but I decided I didn’t want to wait. I took my chances and found a short line at a Best Buy down the road. Unfortunately, they didn’t receive their total shipment. All they had available on my carrier was a 64GB space grey, and thats not what I wanted at the time. I was hoping for a 32GB, but if I’m going to get an iPhone before I head to the east coast on the 1st, it might have to be a 64GB.
This photo was taken from Alamo Square. Everyone was sat facing the Painted Ladies. A lot of people were stopping for photos too. I was tempted to take pics of the people shooting the homes, but I couldn’t get the shot I wanted.
Snaspseed and PhotoArtista Oil for the edit.
I made it back to SF yesterday and it was pretty clear. Very windy though. We saw the boats out on the water for the America’s Cup, but they didn’t get to race.
I got photos of the bridge from both sides and multiple angles. This one may be my favorite.
Above is a fun edit I did in Snapseed. Below is one I did in PhotoArtista Oil.
Wow, time flies. I didn’t mean to disappear for so long. I made it back to Oregon a week ago. I got tired of sitting around, waiting for my health to improve. The doctor didn’t seem to be doing much, but it turns out his guess may have been right. I switched to an ulcer friendly diet and things have gotten much better. Its not too fun cutting out all of the good stuff, but its working.
Now, for a picture from yesterday in Lithia Park. Unfortunately, the fall colors probably won’t be peaking for a while still.
Shot and edited with camera+, then used photo artista oil for the painterly look.
I was just driving around in the mountains and saw this pond on the side of the road. I stopped to get a few shots because I love random scenes like this. Believe it or not, you can find lots of good backdrops for portraits just off the side of the road, wherever you live.
Shot with ProHDR. Edited with Snapseed and PhotoArtistaOil.
I was out shooting with both cameras at the beach last night. When I first started towards the beach, it looked extremely hazy and not too promising. Luckily it wasn’t bad when I got there. I had trouble just jumping out of the car and hunting for good pictures, so I sat there for a few minutes soaking in my environment (something I’m trying to do more before I shoot.) There was a golden glow and a little magic in the air, but the sun was so bright and at an angle that wasn’t going to let me shoot in the direction I wanted to. Continue Reading