Welcome to the third and final part of this mini-series about the Google+ Snapseed editing tools. In part 1 we looked at how to set up a Google+ account, upload pictures and create albums. In part 2 we showed how to open images in the editing window and how to apply a Snapseed filter. In […]
Photography based around using a smartphone or tablet to take, edit and share pictures. Many smartphones now have highly sophisticated camera arrays, advanced camera apps which include filters, effects and editing tools to rival those on desktop computers and, of course, the ability to publish images immediately and share them on social media.
Fans of the desktop version of Snapseed were mortified when Google acquired Nik Software and then discontinued their favourite program. But now it’s back, though in a different form. It’s now been integrated into the Google+ photo tools, so you can apply all those wonderful Snapseed effects again, but this time within your web browser. […]
Did you know that Snapseed is now integrated into Google+? Once you’ve uploaded your photos on your Google+ account, you can edit them using all the tools that used to be in the Snapseed desktop app, but within the Google Chrome web browser. Welcome to Part 1 of a 3-part mini-series on the Google+ Snapseed […]
Polar panoramas are ordinary landscapes turned into miniature spherical planets. Usually, you create them by first shooting a 360-degree panorama as a sequence of overlapping shots and then combining them using Photoshop or some dedicated panoramic stitching software. The polar panorama I’ve created here, though, was produced in about thirty seconds from a single everyday […]
Tilt-shift effects depend on two things – an understanding of how the illusion is created and the right kind of subject. The illusion is caused by a defocusing effect before and behind the subject. This is what we’re used to seeing in close-up photography, where the depth of field is limited and only a narrow […]