In fact, I know I do. I try basically every free photo editing program I come across and have not really been loyal to one. But I think that’s going to change with PicMonkey
. If you’re lamenting the loss of Picnik, lament no more!
We recently took a day trip to Port Townsend WA
, a city north of Seattle which is on the National Register of Historic Places. As you can imagine there are lots of old buildings and I had fun taking pictures of several.
I had even more fun playing around with them in PicMonkey
I used an effect called “Smudge” on this one and a film strip edge. Here’s the untouched pic:
I cropped out all of the construction junk and then "smudged" it.
This one is the Jefferson County Museum which I converted to black and white, applied an effect called “Paint”, added photo corners and changed the background. Here’s the before:
I have a thing for old doors. Don’t know what it is…they just fascinate me. These I used an effect called Daguerreotype
to mimic one of the original photographic techniques:
And the original:
You don’t need to register for PicMonkey
. You can just choose a picture and have at it. You can add text, embellishments, frames etc. This could be VERY dangerous!